How to Diagnose Timing Chain Problems?

Answer A vehicle's timing chain is one of the most important parts because it is responsible for turning the camshaft, which makes your engine run. After many miles, a timing chain can stretch and the wea... Read More »

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How to Diagnose a Timing Chain?

A car engine's valves open and close, at the right time, to let fuel in and exhaust gas out. Those valves are operated by a camshaft that is driven by a timing chain or belt that is connected to th... Read More »

How to Diagnose Timing Chain Noises?

The timing chain in an engine performs a very important function: it links the crankshaft and camshaft. Nylon gears and timing belts perform the same function on some makes and models. The intake ... Read More »

How to Diagnose a Jumped Timing Chain?

The timing chain has the important job of synchronizing the crankshaft rotation with the camshaft. This direct link provides the timing of the valves during their opening and closing sequences. Wit... Read More »

How to Diagnose an Engine When the Timing Chain Breaks?

The timing chain links the crankshaft and the camshaft together mechanically to open and close the valves in conjunction with the piston movement. If the camshaft is out of time with the crankshaft... Read More »