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Timing chain tensioner gasket

01 jeep grand Cherokee limited 4.7 v 8 On the hydraulic secondary timing chain tensioners, is it a machined surface seal to the block, or do I use permatex gasket sealer, or is it supposed to have a paper thin gasket between the timing chain tensioner and the block? 2nd question. Is there supposed to be a screen between the tensioner and the block to keep the debris out of the timing chain tensioner? On the driver's side the timing chain tensioner has a plate with a small hole in it. Is it supposed to have a gasket on both sides of the plate or sealer? Or is it supposed to be a machined surface seal?

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the vent doors that swing from hot side to cold side is broken. you are either going to have hot or cold till it is fixed. The good news is that once you get to it it's an easy fix. The bad news is getting to it. You are going to have to remove your entire dash. I brought mine to a shop. More work than I wanted to get into. Was about 500.00 in labor. So if you are handy you can save a chunk of change.

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SOURCE: how to replace timing cover gasket on a '97 jeep grand cherokee

Pull the alternator brackets and front engine brackets off until you get to the water pump. You will also need to remove the fan shroud and then the fan. Remove the water pump and then you will see an aluminum cover and that will be your timing cover. remove the cover and clean all the gasket off the engine and the cover. use a razor blade, and make sure there in no oil or grease on the parts where the gasket lies. Put your gasket on, bolt the cover back on with the new gasket and repeat the teardown process in reverse.

Posted on Dec 06, 2009

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  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
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How to change oil pump in 4.7


Here you go:

1. Remove the oil pan and pick-up tube.

2. Remove the timing chain cover.

3. Remove timing chain and tensioners.

4. Remove the four (4) bolts, timing chain tensioner and oil pump.

5. Position the oil pump on the crankshaft and install two (2) mounting bolts.

6. Position the primary timing chain tensioner and install the two (2) remaining bolts.

7. Tighten the pump and tensioner retaining bolts to 21 ft lbs in the sequence shown in attached photo.

8. Install the secondary timing chain tensioners, chains, cover, pick-up tube, and oil pan with new gasket.

See the photo below. Hope this helped and best wishes.

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WATER PUMP
The water pump is bolted directly to the engine timing chain case/cover.

A gasket is used as a seal between the water pump and timing chain case/cover.

If water pump is replaced because of bearing/shaft damage, or leaking shaft seal, the mechanical cooling fan assembly should also be inspected. Inspect for fatigue cracks, loose blades, or loose rivets that could have resulted from excessive vibration. Replace fan if any of these conditions are found. Also check condition of the thermal viscous fan drive. Refer to Viscous Fan Drive in this group.

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The thermal viscous fan drive is attached (threaded) to the water pump hub shaft. Remove fan/viscous fan drive assembly from water pump by turning mounting nut counterclockwise as viewed from front. Threads on viscous fan drive are RIGHT HAND. Using special tool spanner wrench 6958 with adapter pins 8346 and a suitable fan wrench loosen the fan drive Viscous Fan and Fan Drive Do not attempt to remove fan/viscous fan drive assembly from vehicle at this time.
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Clean gasket mating surfaces.
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Position fan shroud and fan blade/viscous fan drive assembly to vehicle as a complete unit.
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Install fan blade/viscous fan drive assembly to water pump shaft.
Fill cooling system. Refer to Refilling the Cooling System in this group.
Connect negative battery cable.
Start and warm the engine. Check for leaks

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