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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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The timing chain in the front of engine is rattling.Is it

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The timing chain in the front of engine is rattling.Is it possable to change guides or chain without pulling the engine. Ford Ranger 2006 V-6 single ohd cam?
JA: How many miles on the car? How responsive has your car been lately?
Customer: 76K engine light is on Haven't been driving it.
JA: Are you fixing your Ranger yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I pulled out the fear tensioner.seamed o.k. put it back in.removed the front hoses,throtlebody,thermostart housing and got one bolt in the back that i attempt to get to the front tensioner.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: i don't think so.thanks
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Dan replied 8 months ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 8 months ago.

I can send you the procedure for replacing the chain from the factory service manual if you would like.