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Does the 4.7 v8 have a timing belt,chain or gear

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This engine uses a timing chain that "should" be good for the life of the engine.

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I fitted the timing belt but the warning light is still on

did the engine die before thj
which light?, there are 10 or more? lost the operators guide? its free.
did you check compression first. i would. it proves it was done right
and if interference engines I do a hand cranked leak down test
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first clear the DTCs
then run it. see if they return.
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