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Old 07-14-2003, 01:00 PM
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96 C280 Recommended Timing Chain Replacement Mileage

Hi Group,

Anyone know the recommended mileage for timing chain replacment on the 96 C280. This model uses a double chain type.

Martineau Gauda

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82 Rolls Royce Silver Spur
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Old 07-14-2003, 02:12 PM
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There is no known service interval, however I have changed a few at 150K when they began to rattle on start-up like a V-8.
I have seen many O.E. chains exceed 200k without fault.
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