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Vehicle stalls when gear selected & no guts when driving

1998 Nissan Primera VQ 18 Engine NEO DDI.
We replaced the timing chain as it is a common problem on these vehicles. The problem I have is that the advance unit on the intake camshaft is at maximum advance when the vehicle is on TDC.
The camshaft marks line up with the yellow links on the new camchain but this contradicts what should happen.
To my knowledge the cam should be in a retarded position and advance when you accelerate not be fully advanced when stationary.
Does anyone have any information out there on camchain installation on this vehicle. More about which are the correct marks and what is the correct position of the intake camshaft or how they operate.

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  • springbok200 Feb 03, 2009

    Sorry guy's it is a QG18 (DD)......WQP11

  • atlee18 May 01, 2009

    can you show me how to install the timing chain on my nissan bluebird sss SR20DE

    model : KHU125EEG

    engine: SR20DE



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