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99 s10 died like turned off the switch

A gm trained mech friend found out my timing set/tensioner went out after i had changed the fuel pump

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  • jackmorgan61 Jul 28, 2009

    my 2.2 99 s10 died while i was driving just as if the key was turned off, pressure on the rail was below required pressure, after a new fuel pump my gm factory trained mech helped 2 determine that the timing chain was gone after only 9k miles-the chain had disintergrated and chewed up tensioners and all, fuel presssure will not build up if no valve action do to broken cchain

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    Douglas Hansen May 11, 2010

    What engine do you have, and it does have a timing chain problem? What is wrong with it?



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Fuel pressure will build up, if your pump is working, it just won't go anywhere. Chains will go on these if there becomes a lot of resistance, like a missfire. One of the gears is like a plastic, and chews up under a large load on it. If like you say it's bad, it needs to be replaced.

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There is a censor in your vehicle that starts it,it probably need to ask someone or look in your manual to see where it's located.mine was in the front of my vehicle,it's like a relay switch

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