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timing chain tensioner

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    Oil poured out of engine??

    Long story, so yesterday I decided it's time to replace my timing chain tensioners before they get worse, I also had a very small leak from my oil pan. So we pulled the old tensioners out, drained the oil, replaced the oil pan gasket, got the oil pan on nice and tight. Put in new tensioners...
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    Primary timing chain tensioner

    I have installed a new primary chain tensioner on my 2002 explorer and when I was cranking it over I noticed that the tensioner was giving in some if that makes sense. I would like to know if this is normal or if the tensioner should not move at all. Thank you for your time.
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    Timing chain tensioner leak

    I replaced the left head timing chain tensioner on my Sport Trac, but I didn't realize that it was not threading into the head straight. I removed it and put it in straight with a new washer, and tightened it to the correct torque, my torque wrench could easily be out of calibration, because...
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    4.0L Rear Timing Chain Jump

    Hello, I am a new member and been a Ford owner for 48 years. I just experienced a cracked right valve cover on my 2005 Explorer. Also I received 7 engine codes relating to the right bank of cylinders misfiring. I removed the valve cover and observed gouges where the chain came in contact with...
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    Is my timing chain guide broken?

    When installing a new timing chain tensioner on the passenger side, there was no resistance screwing it in, like there was for the driver side tensioner. Could this indicate something is broken?
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    How to prime a timing chain tensioner?

    I am replacing the drivers side timing chain tensioner and am having some trouble priming it, would somebody care to explain how you can prime it quickly the right way? :dunno: :feedback: :help:
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    Replacing Cam Timing Chain Tensioner on 2000 Explorer 4.0 SOHC

    I am in doing my thermostat housing and figured its a good time to replace the timing chain spring tensioner on the left bank front since I have access to it. My question here now is that the is a pinhole in the tensioner and a 1/4" hole in the thread area for it in the head. I do take it that...
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    Rattle noise at startup, 2000-3000rpm acceleration on '06 4.0L SOHC Explorer

    2006 Ford Explorer 4.0L V6 SOHC with 165,000 miles. Have had a rattle occurring during startup over the last few months. More noticeable at 2000-3000 RPM. Stops when engine is warmed up. No other noises. Have read about SOHC timing chains. It isn't continuous like some have suggested with broken...