timing chain broke - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums



1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 1987 - 1996 Ford F-150, F-250, F-350 and larger pickups - including the 1997 heavy-duty F250/F350+ trucks

timing chain broke

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 05-12-2008, 01:47 PM
grizzqc grizzqc is offline
Junior User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 61
grizzqc is starting off with a positive reputation.
timing chain broke

f150 4.9 1988 timing chain let go garage just called bummer.What kind of damage should i expect ?only 146,000km still new?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-12-2008, 03:39 PM
Virto's Avatar
Virto Virto is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Des Plaines, Illinois
Posts: 1,394
Virto has a good reputation on FTE.Virto has a good reputation on FTE.Virto has a good reputation on FTE.
These are non interference engines, so shouldn't be too bad unless the broken chain took out the cover or caused any external damage.

EDIT: Oops, you've got a big 6. The 6 doesn't have a timing chain, it has timing gears, IIRC. More work to replace.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-12-2008, 06:24 PM
grizzqc grizzqc is offline
Junior User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 61
grizzqc is starting off with a positive reputation.
ok thx miss understood garage.Is it still non interference motor?
Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums >

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:33 AM.