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Not sure if my van has timing chain tensioner or

Not sure if my '00 chevy astro van has timing chain tensioner or not?

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  • Jaime Osorio Sr. Jun 27, 2009

    my van is a '00 Chevy Astro 4.3 V6 SFI when I put the timing chain looks loose! somebody work on in before HELP please!?

  • Jaime Osorio Sr. Jun 27, 2009

    I should by the Timing chain Set? comes with both gears???

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    What engine ?

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    engine labor time timing chain tensioner job

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Changed camshaft gear as well? You will have a little movement each side but it shouldn't be too loose.

Posted on Jun 27, 2009

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler Jun 27, 2009

    If crankshaft gear is metal, it's not as critical as the camshaft gear which usually has nylon teeth on it, and should be changed , but if both come in a kit, why not change both & be safe.

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