If so, please point me to the appropriate posts. You could still hear the timing chain rattle. Oddly enough, Nissan decided to use a shim-over-bucket configuration for the valve train instead of rocker arms. I had installed the upper tensioner, but had not removed the pin, and after tightening the cam bolts, noticed that it was no longer there. How many web sites have you read for finding more detail regarding ka24de timing marks? I'm hoping it'll be an easy fix, but I'm pretty sure I'll have to change the whole thing. We thank you for your visit to our website. I used my egr tube and shoved it between both sides of the chain.
Sorry I can't be of more help with this, I hope everything works out for you. Thanks, Well, got the problem camshaft bolt out took a more powerful impact gun , replaced the gears and chains, got the lower cover back on and tightened the cam bolts, then hit a snag. I will have some help with this, so that is good. Remove the lower timing chain and sprocket. I'm hoping that I took of the wrong guide, but I highly doubt it. Just ignore it and let it hang down. Anyways about a month ago I left work one day and noticed a huge oil leak under the car.
If not, then it becomes a really messy affair involving lifting the motor and dropping the oil pan. I know that this is not a common problem, but it happened to me, so it must happen to other people too. And I have had others tell me that you should just have it done at 60 or 80k. The little swinging latch on the tensioner is for holding the tensioner when you change the chain. Install the front timing cover bolts in their respective holes, and press the cover all the way on. Like to work on 'em but know my limitations.
With the top timing cover removed, you can now access the top tensioner and the bottom tensioner. This picture has been submitted by Maria Rodriquez. Then fully tighten torque the crank bolt, and the cam gear bolt. Look at the distributor rotor. I'm just assuming take off valve cover, find the main guide, take it off, new gasket, put on valve cover? It sounds as if the mechanic might only have replaced the upper tensioner.
A big socket to fit the front crank bolt is also helpfull but not required. You can also find other images like wiring diagram, parts diagram, replacement parts, electrical diagram, repair manuals, engine diagram, engine scheme, wiring harness, fuse box, vacuum diagram, timing belt, timing chain, brakes diagram, transmission diagram, and engine problems. Remove the valve cover and look for the broken bracket. Set at top of a designated area. I even dropped my wrench in the pan once. I was trying to be extra careful.
The hardest part is getting up and down, a lift would have made life alot easier. I've done some searching, and it seems like it's just the main guide for the timing chain hitting against the valve cover? On mine, the top guide was making the majority of the noise. . Have been taking some pics as i go and hope to have the chains replaced by tomorrow eve, so hopefully I can put her back together the first part of next week. Install power steering fluid reservoir tank.
Document it well I would be interested in following your progress. Support lower timing chain by using a suitable tool as shown in Figure 2 to avoid chain tensioner spring from coming out. Remove the pin holding the piston in the bore of the tensioner. There is alot of stuff that has to be removed to do this job. Re-attach overflow hose to radiator near cap. If pointing at drivers side lower suspension, then you are in the right spot. I love the truck and look forward to a long future with it.
Remove the other 5 or 6 bolts 12mm. We realize it from internet search engine data such as adwords or google trends. I hope that your job goes much smoother than mine. The last issue is the valve cover gasket which is known for leaking, which is mostly due to the bolt pattern and design of the valve cover. And by the way, if this helps, here's the sound it makes: At first you can't hear it, but then I moved the camera around. Sorry to have rambled on.
Of course, if your chain is stretched and the guides are worn, this won't help you. Now you can see all of the timing components. We understand, we might have diverse view relating to this but at least weve tried our best. Carefully remove the top cover. I have a friend working with me on this, we are working on it one day a week and just got the timing set, did several turns on the crank and all seems good. Install alternator support bracket and alternator. There are clips each side.