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How to replace the timing chain cover on a 2003 taurus

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SOURCE: How often does the timing

there is no change recommendation, it only gets changed if it fails or the engine is being overhauled.

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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SOURCE: I just replaced the front cover of a 2003 Ford, Ranger, 2.3

there are no timing specs for that vehicle, the vehicle pcm does all of that. always mark your gears and chains when you take them off. if you just replaced the cover and thats it, there should be no reason why you would have to set the timing-

Posted on May 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Timing Chain Cover, Chain, Sprockets, replacement

2.2L VIN 4 To Remove:

  1. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Drive belt.
    • Drive belt tensioner.
    • Alternator.
    • Power steering pump. Place the pump aside with the lines attached.
  2. Lift the vehicle.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Oil pan.
    • Crankshaft pulley and hub.
    • Timing cover bolts.
    • Timing cover. If necessary, tap with a rubber mallet to loosen the cover.
  4. Clean the mating surfaces.
To Install:
  1. Install or connect the following:
    • Timing cover gasket.
    • Timing cover and the bolts. Tighten the bolts to 11 Nm (97 in. lbs.).
    • Crankshaft pulley hub and the crankshaft pulley.
    • Oil pan.
  2. Lower the vehicle.
  3. Install or connect the following:
    • Power steering pump.
    • Alternator.
    • Drive belt tensioner.
    • Drive belt.

Posted on Aug 30, 2009

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SOURCE: i have a serious oil leak! the mechanic says it's

No unless the the belt is worn. They have two sperate jobs

Posted on Feb 10, 2011

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SOURCE: How do I change a 2001 ford taurus timing chain

Pretty tough job,,if you dont work on cars much..You have to remove the water pump,,and also alot of the accessories around the water pump..You also have to drop the front of the oil pan down ,,to remove the timing cover..I always like to remove the oil pan and replace the gasket on it as well...

Posted on Oct 16, 2011

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