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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Timing Chain
Common signs of a faulty timing chain include engine misfires, metal shavings found in the oil, and rattling sounds from the engine while idling.
How Long Does a Timing Chain Last?
A timing chain is a metal chain, as opposed to the timing belt which is made of rubber. The chain is located...
How Long Does a Timing Chain Last?
A timing chain is a metal chain, as opposed to the timing belt which is made of rubber. The chain is located...
What Is the Difference Between a Timing Belt and a Timing Chain?
What are timing belts and timing chains, and how do they differ from one another? Well, the simple answer is that one is...
What Is the Difference Between a Timing Belt and a Timing Chain?
What are timing belts and timing chains, and how do they differ from one another? Well, the simple answer is that one is...
What Is the Difference Between a Timing Belt and a Timing Chain?
What are timing belts and timing chains, and how do they differ from one another? Well, the simple answer is that one is...
What Is the Difference Between a Timing Belt and a Timing Chain?
What are timing belts and timing chains, and how do they differ from one another? Well, the simple answer is that one is...
How to Put on Snow Chains
Putting snow chains on your car tires makes winter driving safe and easy. It's smart to practice installing snow chains before snow starts to fall.
Symptoms of Bad or Failing Timing Gears (Gear To Gear)
Common signs include rattling noises from the engine, a rough running or backfiring engine, and an engine that does not run.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Timing Cover
Common signs include oil leaking, engine running rough, a knocking sound from the engine, and the Check Engine Light coming on.
How to Install Tire Chains
Winter Winter weather has a reputation for being dangerous and unpredictable. There are days where you would prefer to sit inside with a mug of cocoa and read a book, but life demands that you venture out onto snowy roads....
How to Install Tire Chains
Winter Winter weather has a reputation for being dangerous and unpredictable. There are days where you would prefer to sit inside with a mug of cocoa and read a book, but life demands that you venture out onto snowy roads....
How to Install Tire Chains
Winter Winter weather has a reputation for being dangerous and unpredictable. There are days where you would prefer to sit inside with a mug of cocoa and read a book, but life demands that you venture out onto snowy roads....
How to Install Tire Chains
Winter Winter weather has a reputation for being dangerous and unpredictable. There are days where you would prefer to sit inside with a mug of cocoa and read a book, but life demands that you venture out onto snowy roads....
How to Install Tire Chains
Winter Winter weather has a reputation for being dangerous and unpredictable. There are days where you would prefer to sit inside with a mug of cocoa and read a book, but life demands that you venture out onto snowy roads....
How to Install Tire Chains
Winter Winter weather has a reputation for being dangerous and unpredictable. There are days where you would prefer to sit inside with a mug of cocoa and read a book, but life demands that you venture out onto snowy roads....
How to Install Tire Chains
Winter Winter weather has a reputation for being dangerous and unpredictable. There are days where you would prefer to sit inside with a mug of cocoa and read a book, but life demands that you venture out onto snowy roads....
How to Install Tire Chains
Winter Winter weather has a reputation for being dangerous and unpredictable. There are days where you would prefer to sit inside with a mug of cocoa and read a book, but life demands that you venture out onto snowy roads....
How to Install Tire Chains
Winter Winter weather has a reputation for being dangerous and unpredictable. There are days where you would prefer to sit inside with a mug of cocoa and read a book, but life demands that you venture out onto snowy roads....
How to Install Tire Chains
Winter Winter weather has a reputation for being dangerous and unpredictable. There are days where you would prefer to sit inside with a mug of cocoa and read a book, but life demands that you venture out onto snowy roads....

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Your engine is an interference engine which means that if you turn the crankshaft and/or camshafts independently of one another, with the timing chain removed, the valves will interfere with the pistons causing the valve stems to bend. The timing...
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My car shut off while driving and won't start again
It's possible that your timing chain set is so worn out that the engine either "jumped time" or the timing chain broke. The starter may be turning the crankshaft over, but the camshaft and valve gear is no longer connected...
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How Does a Timing Chain Work?
A timing chain works very similar to the chain on a bicycle. The timing chain has links that engage with the teeth on the crankshaft sprocket and camshaft sprockets. The chain ensures that the crankshaft and camshafts are in constant...
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How Does a Timing Chain Work?
A timing chain works very similar to the chain on a bicycle. The timing chain has links that engage with the teeth on the crankshaft sprocket and camshaft sprockets. The chain ensures that the crankshaft and camshafts are in constant...
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How Does a Timing Chain Work?
A timing chain works very similar to the chain on a bicycle. The timing chain has links that engage with the teeth on the crankshaft sprocket and camshaft sprockets. The chain ensures that the crankshaft and camshafts are in constant...
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How Does a Timing Chain Work?
A timing chain works very similar to the chain on a bicycle. The timing chain has links that engage with the teeth on the crankshaft sprocket and camshaft sprockets. The chain ensures that the crankshaft and camshafts are in constant...
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How Does a Timing Chain Work?
A timing chain works very similar to the chain on a bicycle. The timing chain has links that engage with the teeth on the crankshaft sprocket and camshaft sprockets. The chain ensures that the crankshaft and camshafts are in constant...
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how much does it cost to get a timing belt replaced for a 2007 ford explorer v6-4
Hi, I will be glad to help you with this. You can get the exact written quote that you desire, and schedule the repair to suit your needs, by simply visiting YourMechanic’s timing chain replacement service page. Once on that...
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Does my 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 have two timing chains.
Hello. To answer your question, yes, this engine has two timing chains. If you have a timing code coming up then you may simply need to have the oil changed or there may be a more serious issue. If you...
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purchase a used certified car?
Both engines that were used in the 2016 Tuscon were equipped with maintenance-free silent timing chain systems. Consequently, there is no recommended replacement (mileage) interval and, indeed, the timing chain could outlast the car unless the engine is abused. As...
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My local mechanic said I need to go to the dealership to have them do the timing on my 2006 LR3 v6.
Hi there. If the code is for P0011, then there is an issue with the VVTi system. The Variable Valve Timing solenoids are not functioning properly. First change the engine oil and filter. Then clear the codes by removing the...
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05 ram 4x4 Vibration in the floor during acceleration, and a vibration in​ steering at cruising speed that goes away when letting off the gas.
Hi there. This sounds like the tires on the front are out of balance and the ball joints are worn and need replaced. A out of balance wheel will cause the vehicle to vibrate and may change location to the...
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Have a 2010 Camaro V6 with error code P0008. 2010 Chevrolet Camaro V6
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How can someone tell if it's timing chain or something else that would cause the motor to freeze up? Thanks.
Remove the timing chain cover and see if the chain is intact. If the chain is broken, then either the chain can bind up on the crankshaft sprocket or the pistons can come in contact with the valves when they...
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Camshaft vs timing chain failure symptoms 2009 Acura TSX
Hi there - wear or damage from timing chain components can be indicated by irregular metallic noises - rattling or tapping from the front of the engine. Worn timing chain guides, a weak chain tensioner, stretched chain - these all...
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Loud noise from passenger side of engine.
Thank you for the link of the noise that you are hearing. The noise sounds like the timing chain is slapping the timing chain cover. Check the tensioner and make sure that it is tight. If the timing chain tensioner...

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