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Why replacement chain tensioner of Holden Commodore VZ Crewman 3.6L V6 always stuck??

Posted by Candy Lai on

Tensioner Got STUCK again?!It's common for mechanist to adjust the tensioner when replace the timing chain system. So that they can make sure the chain & guide sits in the perfect place, tensioner gives proper pressure and whole system work harmonically. Some tensioners have STUCK problems and caused mechanics headache as they can't adjust the timing system. HJL technical team did some tests to study such cases and brings you some great news here! <HOW DO YOU KNOW IF THE TIMING CHAIN IS WORN?>   Take a look at Tensioner Function & Construction! Tensioner, literaically, is responsible for applying tension and...

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NOTORIOUS ENGINE-FORD 4.0 SOHC

Posted by MIchel Chen on

The 4.0 SOHC engine was notorious for the OEM timing chain guides breaking causing timing chain rattle or "death rattle". This problem can occur as early as 45,000 miles in some vehicles. When the engine is run for a extended period of time with this issue, and depending on severity, the engine can jump timing. This can result in damage to the heads and valves due to the SOHC being an interference engine. However, preventive maintenance such as regular oil changes and replacing camshaft timing chain tensioners can stay the onset of timing chain rattle. The usual repair process for permanently fixing timing chain...

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Something you need to know your 2000 jetta vr6 timing chain kit

Posted by Candy Lai on

Overall speaking,  Volkwagens jetta is highly recommended for his stability performance. 2000 vr6 jetta is especially famous for his best powerstrains, a five-speed manual which can provide the power up 174hp and 181 lb-ft torque. The best sporty compact sedan we can say in early 2000s. Families also own it as it offers the cargo space up to 368L so it's big enough to hold the baggages the family has. Only some aging problems occur with the growning driving time. Most common 2000 VW Jetta engine problems include coolant and oil leak, engine overheating due to water pump impeller damage,...

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Do you have same question on your Mazda 3 timing chain replacement as Lighting McQueen does?

Posted by Candy Lai on

The final 3 loops to the Champion line of Piston Cup, Lighting McQueen today picked up the 2006 Mazda 3 to join the race. Weather is beautiful, wind direction nice, everything perfect for McQueen to step onto oil pedal to speed up. And McQueen is enjoying the wind blowing by his face. The thunder alike harray cheers him up for speeding up more to run to the end line. The engine and speed match harmonically as his team just help the car with completely maintence and replacement this week. He still remembers what Luigi &Guido told him about the whole replacement...

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Nissan Primera P12 Timing Chain Replacement Cost?!

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Timing Chain REPLACEMENT COST? Nissan Primera P12 which was introduced to the UK market in year 2001, shared the same chassis system with Renault Laguna. Engine system includes QR20DE- 147hp, QR25DD- 170hp, QG18DE- 118hp, SR20VE- 200hp, QG16DE- 109hp, and YD22DDTi- 139hp. Both sedan and wagon models were available in the market from 2001 to 2007. So what's the most common engine maintenance problem for the owners of this popular big boy? Well, it's turbocharger on 2.2 cdi sometimes has whistling sound when driving.  It's timing chain sometimes has loose and snap problem, luckily snap problem is occasional case. You may consider...

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