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Timing chain marks are indicators that show when an automobile engine is in alignment with the timing chain and cam sprocket. These marks are necessary in the removal and replacement of the timing chain. More »

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To install a timing chain, disassemble the engine by removing the valve cover, linkage sections, injectors and all connecting fuel lines. Be sure to remove the EGR assembly and follow the instructions in the owner's manu... More »

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To replace a timing chain, first remove the alternator, radiator and air conditioning compressor. Set the engine to top dead center, then use an impact wrench to take the crankshaft pulley bolt and pulley remover off, th... More »

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Engine timing marks are indicators used to set the timing of an engine's ignition system. They are usually found on the crankshaft pulley or the flywheel. More »

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Timing marks on a car are used to indicate the pattern of cylinder head movement in the engine relative to the engine's timing belt. They are necessary to ensure that the timing belt is aligned properly with both the cyl... More »

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As of 2015, replacing a timing chain can cost $300 to $1,000. The overall cost depends on the year, make and model of the vehicle and whether the repair is performed by a dealership or an independent repair shop. More »

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The Ecotec engine typically has problems with its timing chain, which frequently slips and wears down after long periods of use. The tensor in the engine also suffers from damage sometimes, and the cylinders may not fire... More »

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