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Timing chain i have a bmw 7 series 1998 2.8 e.38 when should i replace the timing chain if at all i have 42.000 miles

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The timing chain is nothing like a timing belt service interval wise. The only time that you would need to change a timing chain is if its somehow damaged. This can happen when worked on and the chain guides arent fitted back on properly, camshaft vanos units not tightened etc. Otherwise the timing chains are almost always never changed!

One less thing to worry about. Hope this helps!

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