Symptoms That the Timing Chain Jumped?

Answer The timing chain or timing belt makes your engine run. The only difference between a timing belt and a chain is that belts are made out of rubber, while timing chains are metal chains. The chain co... Read More »

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Symptoms of a Jumped Timing Chain on a Dodge Intrepid?

Most engines produced by the Chrysler Corporation, like those in their Dodge lineup of vehicles, are solid and dependable performers. In the Dodge Intrepid however, some early versions of the 2.7 l... 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 »

Worn Timing Chain Symptoms?

All vehicles are equipped with either a timing belt or a timing chain. While a timing belt is made of fiberglass-reinforced rubber, a timing chain is made of metal and looks similar to the type of ... Read More »

Loose Timing Chain Symptoms?

Automotive engines rely on the combustion of volatile gases to create energy that moves the mass of the crankshaft. This crankshaft movement is transferred to the wheels through the drive train to ... Read More »