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2003 Sport Track Timing Chain Question

Discussion in '2001-2005 Explorer Sport Trac' started by ModDish, February 27, 2012.

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      ModDish New Member

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      I have a 2003 ford sport trac, the front drivers side timing chair cassette/tensioner is damaged, and the chain is making noise. does the engine need to be pulled for that cassette/tensioner ?

      also if anyone has a step by step or a guide on doing this repair Id really appreciate it.


      Thanks in advance!
       
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      more info,

      truck is a SOHC v6 4x4 vin E

      the truck runs fine ( it seems ) but the noise can get rather loud and extreamly annoying )
       
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      left timing chain cassette

      I believe all of the SOHC V6 long blocks are identical so it should not be necessary to pull the engine to replace the left cassette. The following post on my 2000 Sport may be helpful: SOHC V6 Timing Chain Inspection & Repair
       
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      Thanks a million :)
       

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