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On idling/tickover there is a disturbing rattle on upper engine.

The rattling seems to origionate from the rh side,ive been told its the camchain tensioner?if it is are they easy to replace/repair?

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  • sara_keen1 Nov 25, 2008

    Hi,are they expensive and would there be much engine dismantling?

  • steveop3 Jan 15, 2009

    Ive had the same issue withmy 99 610 recentley, replaced the chain and the tensioner, and still not fixed at the mo the engine is stripped but there isnt anything obvious that seems to be causing the rattle! this is getting very expensive and annoying i havent got a clue where to look next!


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If it is the tensioner, it will be easy to fix

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

  • Steve Worthey Nov 25, 2008

    hello, it would be better if u took it to a dealer to fix. you could have a bad timming chain also, and that would go into the engine, and you need the right tools (pullers etc) It wouldn't be cheap to fix.


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