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Questions tagged [timing-chain]

Timing chains are used to maintain the relationship (timing) between the crank and cam shafts. Unlike timing belts they are internal (lubricated) components of the engine.

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Mazda question re timing chain

How often does a timing chain on a Mazda 3 2013 model need to be changed. At what kms? Thank you in advance 🙏🏻
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MAZDA 3 2006 no compression?

Okay so I am in need of advice, I have a Mazda 3 2006, the timing chain was super stretched out which caused the car to die at a stop light or if the gas was not being pushed the car would die. So I ...
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2012 Nissan Juke won't start after replacing timing chain

Replaced the timing chain and timing cover for 2012 Nissan Juke. Nothing moved so it shouldn't be out of time. Put it all back together and it cranks but won't start. Cleaning cam sensor now in case ...
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Does my car have a timing belt or timing chain?

I purchased a second hand Ford Focus LX 2004 (Sedan) and it is now getting close to 200,000km. I was wondering if this car needs a timing belt replacement or not? I looked at the maintenance ...
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Do you need to replace a timing chain?

I have a "2012 PASSAT SEL PREMIUM 2.5L Auto" with about 92k miles on it. Around 60k, I have asked my local car mechanic to do the Timing Belt, and he informed me that according to the search he ran ...
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1KR timing chain cover wont come off

Cover I have a Daihatsu Charade with a 1KR engine with a blown head gasket. I have loosened everything on the timing chain cover but I cant get it off. It moves a lot but something seems to catch ...
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How to set cam timing from scratch for Honda RFVC, DOHC, four stroke?

I'm doing a full engine rebuild on an Honda GB250 clubman, RFVC & DOHC four stroke. I would like to know how to set cam timing from scratch?
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2011 f150 ecoboost timing chain and valve train

Looking to find the book rate for how many hours labour to change full timing set including vct's, chains and intake cams 3.5l ecoboost
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The timing of my Peugeot 308 cc 2010 was torn

The timing chain of my Peugeot 308 cc 2010 THP (ep6) was torn, after replacing the parts and repairing the car there was another problem. Now the car is antipollution faile error, it is very weak at ...
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Timing “CHAIN” ever need maintenance changing

I have a 2003 Honda Accord LX manufactured in Japan (vin # begins with J). I currently have 287,543 mostly freeway miles and it runs perfect. I visit the dealer approximately every 3 months, changing ...
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2005 Chevy Classic (malibu) with loose timing chain/broken guide?

Heard a knocking noise I feared was rodknock. Took it to the mechanic and they spent an hour looking at it and said the timing chain is loose and the guide is broken and separated from the bracket. ...
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How do I re-rivet a chain pin (with a chain breaker tool)?

I've got to replace the timing chain on a XS400 motorcycle. To do this I must break the chain, then connect it back up once it's in position. I've been practicing on the broken chain, which has ...
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BMW 745Li jumped time

I need to know if a 2005 BMW 745 LI bends the valves when it jumps time. I haven't done anything yet. I'm trying to see if I have to do the heads because it jumped time.
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Peugeot 207 timing chain

Hi I'm going to look at a 207 1.6 diesel hdi tomorrow, after the head gasket went on my old rover. The car's done 95000 miles and I know this is low for a diesel but it hasn't had a cambelt/timing ...
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Removing head while maintaining timing chain tension & position

I'm pulling the head off of the Solstice (2006, 2.4L Ecotec LE5), and would prefer not to have to remove the timing chain cover to get the timing set correctly. The last time I did this, the engine ...
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How To Test New Timing Chain Before Engine Closed?

How much crankshaft turns to match the marks again? Car:VW CC Engine: TSI 1.8 Engine Code:CDAA Year:2009
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High vacuum pressure on idle after timing gear and chain replacement

I just got my 1980 Chrysler LeBaron 318 V8 back from the mechanic, who replaced the timing gears and chain, which were the originals and very worn. Soon after leaving the mechanic, I noticed my ...
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How misaligned can timing sprockets be before valve damage?

I just had the valves replaced on a cylinder head for a j20a DOHC interference engine. I'm trying to align the camshaft sprocket to the markings on the cylinder head, but they snap back to where ...
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BMW 320d B47 2014+ Did they fix the timing chain failure on the B47?

The 2013 BMW 320d N47 was known to have timing chain failures vs 2014 BMW 320d B47 2014 or newer. Did they fix the timing chain failure on the newer engine B47 (2014 +) ? What to avoid doing in ...
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Corolla - Coolant leaking from timing chain cover

I have a 2002 Toyota Corolla (1zz-fe engine) and recently noticed an important coolant leak, dripping from under the car, apparently from the oil pan. I took a closer look and was able to identify ...
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If a manual timing chain adjustment is out of travel, does it indicate the timing chain needs to be replaced?

I have a 1981 Yamaha XT250H. This motorcycle uses a single cylinder engine with a single overhead cam and two valves. The timing chain has two guides, one on both sides of the timing chain. The ...
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Timing chain jumped. Probably bent a piston. Is my engine worth fixing?

I have a 2007 Mazda 3 2.3L with about 155k km on it. I was attempting to replace the AC pulley bearing, and had to manually turn the crank pulley to get the belt back on the AC pulley. After making ...
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Volkswagen Jetta 2005 2.5L timing chain replacement?

I went to a dealer shop because the engine has been shaking badly for several months. I don't know much about a car so I wonder if they diagnosed it honestly or not. This note is what I got from the ...
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BMW 316 - Do I need a new timing chain?

My car has a rattle coming from it, it's 2010 and has 114,000 miles on her, a guy said it's the timing chain, but a woman hit my car last year slightly and I've heard it since then, would it be ...
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Why not have drive chains instead of drive (serpentine) belts?

My drive (serpentine) belt was recently chewed down to about half the width and I had to replace it. Which brings the question: if the automotive industry has been gradually replacing timing belts ...