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Old 11-21-2002, 08:11 AM
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16V engines had timing chain tensioner problems until the 2.5 engine came out in 1988. The chain can jump 1 tooth & still run but will not have any real power.
The cam gears each have a timing alignment hole & they will align at TDC.
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