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Plastic Timing Chain Guides

Timing chain guides are designed to wear, but the guides are designed to last the engine’s life.

Why Do Timing Chains Stretch?

As the timing chain wears, it can change the timing of the camshaft and crankshaft.

Understanding Engine Timing – Chains, Gears and Belts

Perfect timing is critical in the performance world, and now, it’s required by your regular customers too.

Replace All Timing-Chain Components At The Same Time (VIDEO)

Timing systems are durable but they still wear. This video is sponsored by INA, a Schaeffler brand.

All About Timing Chains

You’ve probably noticed that a chain rather than a belt drives the camshaft. Why is this the case?

The Importance of Clean, Quality Oil in Timing Chain Systems

Using the wrong oil is a common problem that causes a vehicle’s timing chain to wear even quicker.

California Pony Cars Mustang Timing Chain Cover

These timing chain covers fit Ford Mustang, Falcon, Fairlane, Galaxy, Mercury Cougar, Comet, Bronco, and more!

The Complexities Of Modern Timing

The technology that leads to more fuel efficiency and performance also means increased complexity with timing components.

Cloyes Increases VIO Coverage By 51 Million

The new timing-chain, timing-belt kits and components add 51 million VIO coverage and 507 million PIO coverage.

Honda: iVTEC And Timing Chains

In this article, we’ll be taking a look at a 2003 four-cylinder Accord that came in with a check engine light complaint, but no reports of driveability issues. It was due for a New York state inspection, so it had to be repaired. The code was persistent, setting itself consistently on the second startup.

VIDEO: Preventing Timing Issues From Timing Chain Wear

Andrew Markel explains timing chain wear and how it can cause timing issues on the engine, as well as how to prevent this condition. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

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Timing Chain Stretch: It Could Be Neglected Oil Changes And The Wrong Oil

Timing chain stretch is not the stretching of the timing chain, it is an elongation of the timing chain caused by wear to the chain’s components. The most common cause of timing chain stretch is lack of maintenance and regular oil changes.