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Jaguar Timing Chain Kit Broke & Caused Engine Stop?!

Posted by Candy Lai on

Failure of Jaguar XJ8 Timing chain Kit In addition to XJ8, XFR, XJR, F-type, and land rover ranger rover are also equipped with this timing chain. <Jaguar XJ8, AJ810445, ranger rover timing chain kit>It is suspected that,1. Timing tensioner & tensioner rails fail to give proper pressure and regulation to the chain. Some mechanics assumed the different material of tensioner and guide may be the reason to cause the wear of tensioner and guides.2. Excessive wear with gears causes slack chain.The chain slacks and wears after a period of time then snap sometimes. Driver will hear noise from the loose timing chain...

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