All About Car — timing chain kit

How much does timing chain replacement cost & how to save it?

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Due to the timing chain life cycles is longer than the belt, more automakers now prefer using chain tensioner & sprocket for their better durability. Take Ford 4.0 Sohc as example, it is widely equipped on Ford models like 2001–2012 Ranger, Explore, Mercury Mountaineer and 2005-2010 Mustang. The timing chain design enhances these car models durability and save the money to replace the timing belt. However, over time, chain may stretch due to tension lost or the guide & sprocket wearing. More mechanics now may suggest to replace the chain kit every 100,000 miles to prevent the chain stretching problem. The...

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How Important is Timing Chain Replacement & When do You Change a Timing Chain

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Difference between timing chain and belt The timing chain is part of the system rotating with crankshaft in the engine and its main responsibility is to operate the inlet and exhaust valve gear during the stroke cycle of the piston. The contrast between timing belt and timing chain, first the timing belt has lower noise but the durability is not that good comparing to the chain. In contrast with timing chain, it's a more reliable solution which lasts longer, although timing chain is more expensive than timing belt. But if take the long term into consideration, actually it will be...

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Different PCM design on Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7L V8

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Different PCM (Powertrain Control Module) Design on Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7L V8 There are two types of PCMs (Powertrain Control Module): JTEC and NGC. JTEC is the older controller, and NGC is the newer controller. There is an easy way to tell the two apart: an NGC. PCM has four connectors on it because it integrates the TMC (Transmission Control Module), while the JTEC has three connectors on it because it uses a separate TCM

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Mini Cooper R56-R61 Timing Chain Kit Engine Code N12/ N14/ N16/ N18 How to Buy?

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Mini Cooper R56~R61 equipped 4 engine code: N12 / N14 / N16 / N18 There are 2 types of timing chain sets which looks almost the same. User (including workshop mechanics) is easier to have wrong selection to run a replacement. HOW to fin the VIN number? Highly recommended that find out the VIN number of your mini and provide to your spare parts supplier for verfification. That will avoid a mistake purchasing and save time and cost. If you have no ideal where to find the VIN number of your, please click below link to learn more.    ...

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8 Car Noises You Shouldn't Ignore! Down timing chain replacement cost

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Here we're going to talk about some noises you better not ignore. The ignorance of weird sound from car will only grows the serious peril. The grinding noise like marbles rolling in the engine chamber may remind you of timing chain replacement cost. Take 2SZ-FE & K3-VE as example, this excellent car with stable quality reputation sometimes may encounter timing chain replacement and regular service to change brake pads. <GET: HJ-45001-B> Cars are like people, try to express her situation & feeling via sounds and talks. Below are some common noises tell you the problems are happening, 1. Squeaking & Screeching...

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