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Replacing the front timing chain tensioners and guides

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Old 11-05-2011, 04:56 PM   #1
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Replacing the front timing chain tensioners and guides

Is it possible to replace the front timing chain tensioners and guides in a 98 SOHC Explorer without pulling the engine and if so, are there any pics of this entire process. I have replaced the rear tensioners but I still have some rattle coming from the front and would rather not have to pull the engine.
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Old 11-07-2011, 07:54 AM   #2
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