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Old 05-12-2008, 01:47 PM
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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?
 
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Old 05-12-2008, 03:39 PM
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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.
 
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Old 05-12-2008, 06:24 PM
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ok thx miss understood garage.Is it still non interference motor?
 
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