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timing chain tensioner

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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...
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