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NOTE: Lubricate timing chain and guides with engine oil before installation.
NOTE: The camshaft sprockets can be allowed to float on the camshaft hub during installation.
NOTE: Inspect oil ring on chain guide access plug before installing. Replace O-ring as necessary.
NOTE: To reset the primary timing chain tensioner, engine oil will first need to be purged from the tensioner Purge oil from timing chain tensioner using the following procedure:
NOTE: If oil was not first purged from the tensioner, use slight finger pressure to assist the center arm pin of Special Tool 8186 to unseat the tensioner's check ball.
CAUTION: Ensure the tensioner is properly reset. The tensioner body must bottom against the top edge of Special Tool 8186. Failure to properly perform the resetting procedure may cause tensioner jamming.
NOTE: After installation of a reset tensioner, engine noise will occur after initial start-up. This noise will normally disappear within 5 - 10 seconds
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