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I HAVE A 2004 DODGE RAM 1500 AND HAVE REPLACED THE TIMING

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I HAVE A 2004 DODGE RAM 1500 AND HAVE REPLACED THE TIMING CHAINS TWICE AND AM PUTTING THE THIRD SET NOW I HAVE REPLACED ALL 3 CHAINS GEARS AND OIL PUMP AND STARTED IT AND RAN FOR ABOUT 4-5 MINUTES AND DIED AND SOUNDED LIKE IT WAS OUT OF TIMING AGAIN SO WE ARE FIXING TO TEAR IT DOWN AGAIN WOULD YOOU HAVE ANY IDEAS ON WHAT IS THE MATTER I EVEN PUT A NEW OIL PUMP ON
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 1 year ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you

what engine do you have?

is it in fact jumping time on the chain every time?

tell me all you can

thanks

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I HAVE A 04 DODGE RAM 1500 WE HAVE REPLACED THE TIMING CHAIN TWICE BEFORE AND THIS IS THE THIRD TIME I BOUGHT ALL NEW TIMING CHAINS NEW GEARS NEW OIL PUMP AND IT JUMPED TIME AGAIN THEY SAY WE ARE GOING TO PUT IT BACK TOGETHER TODAY I HOPE SO IS THERE ANYTHING WE SHOULD LOOK FOR THIS TIME WE HAVE THE TIMING SET LIKE THE BOOK CALLS FOR
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
SORRY IT IS A 4.7 LITER MOTOR
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 1 year ago.

i would thin your problem is a bad tensioner,,there is no way it can jump unless the tensionor is giving it enough play to jump time,,

i have had bad new tensionors before

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
AS PER OUR CONVERSATION ABOUT THE 04 DODGE RAM 1500 U SAID IT WAS A TENSIONER WAS AT FAULT WE GOT IT BACK TOGETHER TODAY AND U WERE DEAD WRONG IT WAS THE CRANKSHAFT SENSOR WE REPLACED THAT AND IT RUNS GOOD SO HOW DO I GET MY MONEY BACK

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