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Timing chain replacement on a Honda VT 250 F V/Twin

I am looking for Instructions and illistrations to help with the replacement of the double row timing chains and tentioners on the above motor .
Thanks for any help that you can give, for I can not find a workshop manual anyware.

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  • Anonymous Apr 16, 2009

    I have tried to check the tension of the tinming chains and they seem to be ok but there is still noise as if the chains are loose. The noise reduceses when I increase the speed. When changing down it is like a metal hitting the engine block.



    Please help!!!

  • Vicky Chohan May 02, 2013

    pls explain the timing setting of honda vt250f...please

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SOURCE: cam chain xr 250 honda

check the timing marks on the crank and cam make sure they are alligned at tdc

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SOURCE: Replace Timing Chain for 2003 Honda CRV?

Rule of thumb this is a timeing belt and it should be changed every 75,000 mile as a general practice. I hope this helps, dont forget to rate my answer, thanks

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Timing chain or belt for a 2004 Honda Accord

It depends, 4cyl. is a chain, the 6cyl. is a belt and it is an interference engine. I have not done this one yet, but Hondas are never that easy.

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SOURCE: WHAT SIZE CHAIN SHOULD BE ON A VT 750 SHADOW

chain is a 530 heavy duty o ring or x ring

Posted on May 24, 2009

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SOURCE: need to tighten the timing chain

It has an automatic cam chain tensioner. If you are getting cam chain rattle, I would look at worn guides/chain.

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

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