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Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:43 pm 
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hi fellas. little problem. just finishing doin a head gasket on my ef and i cant get the sprocket back onto the cam it just wont reach. i figured that the hydrolic adjusters are pushed out . any tips?

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 6:11 pm 
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anythin i can do

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 7:11 pm 
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You need to release the chain tensioner.

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 11:10 pm 
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ahh wish id thought of that lol. how?. and how do i get it back to the right tension

 

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Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 11:17 pm 
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do you usually have to loosen the tensioner off when you take the sprocket off. cause it came off fairly easily

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 24, 2008 10:52 am 
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no the cam gear comes off easy with out backing off the tensioner but you will need to undue the tensioner to put the cam gear back on.

as for the tensioner going back in, just make sure the tensioner is locked together before you put it back in then release the tensioner once it is back in to re-tension the chain.

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 24, 2008 1:10 pm 
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ok. i can see the tensioner but what exactly do i do. i have a ford workshop manual but all it says is release the tensioner... how

 

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Posted: Wed Dec 24, 2008 1:17 pm 
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dont worry i found the adjustment. i still had the powersteering bracket on and couldnt see it. cheers anyways

 

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