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How to install timing chains and check for correctly timed?

How to install timing chains and check for correctly timed?

If timing marks align, install rockers and spin motor again. If motor stops spining STOP and recheck your work because timing is not right. This 4.7 motor is an interference motor! If you can spin the motor with rockers on then you wont have any damage when you try to crank up the engine. And Most likely its timed correctly as well. Loading…

What is alignment tool 8393 for Dodge Durango?

NOTE: On 4×2 vehicles use Alignment Tool 8393 for alignment. The tool attaches to the pivot bar on the upper control arm. Moving the rear position of the pivot bar in or out, will change the caster angle significantly and camber angle only slightly. To maintain the camber angle while adjusting caster, move the rear of the pivot bar in or out.

What are the torque specs for a Dodge Ram?

Dodge Ram Pickup Torque Specs. Over 6,000 Automotive Torque Specs. Search Car Torque Specifications by Engine or Model Torque Spec Database Click on One of the Links Below Model Torque Specifications Torque Specifications for Dodge Ram Pickup Anti Roll/Stabilizer Bar To Axle Assembly

What to do after alignment on Dodge Durango?

After adjustment is made tighten the pivot bar nuts to proper torque specification. The wheel toe position adjustment is the final adjustment. (1) Start the engine and turn wheels both ways before straightening the wheels. Secure the steering wheel with the front wheels in the straight-ahead position. (2) Loosen the tie rod jam nuts.

What do you need to know about timing chain replacement?

Also verify that your model is equipped with a timing chain and not a timing belt. These two parts perform the same task, but replacing them can be quite different. This procedure is only for replacing a timing chain. Clean the engine with the proper degreaser thoroughly before beginning.

What are the bright links on a timing chain?

Locate marks or “bright” links in your timing chain. These links are brighter than the other links and are used to align your engine. Set your engine to top dead center. To get your engine to top dead center, line the bright links on the timing chain up with the marks on your camshaft and crankshaft gears.

How do you change the timing chain on a radiator?

Trace the radiator hoses from the radiator back to the engine. Squeeze the hose clamps with pliers and slide them back onto the hose. Wiggle the hose to break it free and move it out of the way. There is no need to remove the radiator.

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