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When Does A Timing Chain Need Replacing


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#1 roff

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 07:52 PM

Hi

My Mondeo has done 130 k when should i change the timing chain.

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#2 davidjwest

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Posted 08 September 2010 - 08:05 PM

When you change the engine. It's a chain as opposed to a belt so they are designed to last as long as the engine does.

Mine has also done almost 130k so I hope this is right, I read it on a car website somewhere and my mechanic agrees.

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Posted 08 September 2010 - 08:16 PM

as long as the oil changes are kept up,and the chain does not start to rattle they should be good for 170000+


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