Q: Apparent timing chain failure.

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After having my engine rebuilt and a new timing chain put in about 1 1/2 years ago. It seems to have happened again. I had just had a shop install all new clutch system. And as I replaced the fuel line sensor and tried cranking it up. It made a pound clacking noise and now won't even turn over. My question is how "often" do the timing chains give out?

My car has 185000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

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