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Don 'Mo Lurch', Aftermarket & Factory Electronics
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In need timing ***** ***** info on 2007 2.4 with a timing

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Customer: in need timing ***** ***** info on 2007 2.4 with a timing chain
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I think it jumped time by about 2 teeth
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I would be happy to assist you. I can honestly say I have never heard of the altenator breaking loose from the mounting bracket. I do believe this would be covered either under a parts type warranty or powertrain. I would also look at the belt tensioner as well to see if maybe it is binding.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
there is no belt here,nor am I talking about an alternator, I need the timing mark alignment info for a 2.4 dual over head cam engine with a timing chain, guide and tensioner, it also has VVT
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I don't have a repair manual nor can I buy one
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

my apologies. go my questions mixed up. ok you said that it jumped time.? did you change the chain? I the chain jumped while the engine is running there could be a possibility of valve damage.

Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

what is the make and model?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
2007 Chrysler sebring with 2.4 dohc vvt, it still runs but poorly , with the valve cover off it looks lite it may be 2 teeth out of time on the rear cam at tdc
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

these are pictures for your timing marks, I will get you the information if you are looking to set the timing yourself.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i'm looking to set it myself, I've rebuilt a few motors in my day.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i'm going shopping be back in about an hour
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

I would also do a compression test and a leakage test to make sure there isnt any damage to the valves.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok ,good idea
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
well it appears that it has not jumped time, could it be the fuelpump
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It isn't the timing, fuel pump, or compression.
what would you next recommendation be?
Expert:  Jack replied 1 year ago.

is the check engine light on? if yes what are the trouble codes?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No codes
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No check engine light on