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How much does timing chain replacement cost & how to save it?

Posted by Candy Lai on

Due to longer life cycles of timing chain comparing to the belt, more automakers now prefer using chain tension & sprocket for their durability. Take Ford 4.0 Sohc as example, it is widely equipped on Ford models like 2001–2012 Ranger, Explore, Mercury Mountaineer and 2005-2010 Mustang.Over time, chain may stretch due to tension lost and guide sprocket also may wear out.Most mechanics may suggest to replace the chain kit every 100,000 miles to make sure whole timing system can work in sync. If any circumstances cause car running rough or having poorer fuel performance, you may need to replace the...

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