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Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2007 6:19 pm 
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So i had to pull off my head and timing cover and i found a ball bearing drop out..

Anyone got any idea where it goes?

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Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2007 6:41 pm 
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A ball bearing... hrmm, I cant for the love of god recall any ball bearings around the timing case or head, the only thing thats odd is really the tensioner oil valve.

 

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Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2007 6:42 pm 
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ohh I know, PCV *nods*

 

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Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2007 7:24 pm 
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nope, my pcv is fine, just checked it. its really got me stumped.
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Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2007 7:32 pm 
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is it on gas?

Im sure it would have been replaced at least once!

 

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Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2007 10:01 pm 
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yeah my car is on gas but the ball bearing fell out when i took the timing cover off.
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Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 1:16 am 
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Well in that case, it may be the check ball that goes into the oil gallery that feeds the tensioner chamber.

 

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Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2007 1:59 am 
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damn, how do i put it back in???
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