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 Post subject: Re: Timing chain rattle!
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2011 12:49 pm 
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Having the rocker cover off could be a bit messy lol.
I had mine off and cranked it and oil sprayed out .

 

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Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:44 pm 
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If you stick a temporary cardboard guard above the timing chain, a rag between the head & firewall and tie the spark plug leads together, it's OK at idle. :)

I tried this when I was checking for oil getting to the rocker gear.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Timing chain rattle!
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:52 pm 
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Was it getting oil ?
I might do that with mine and see if I can pin point where this noise is coming from

 

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Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2011 5:12 pm 
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I found no oil was coming out of the HLAs, and hence no running onto the timing chain. When I replaced the head gasket, I found something was blocking the oil feed to the rockers.

 

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Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2011 5:48 pm 
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Wheres the oil feed for the rockers ??
Is it that filter thing in front of the block ?

 

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Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2011 6:53 pm 
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ef_falcon_95 wrote:
Wheres the oil feed for the rockers ??
Is it that filter thing in front of the block ?


Through the rocker shafts into the rockers..

 

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Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2011 7:28 pm 
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I feel silly,
And fixed the timing chain noise..." "
At first it was timing chain noise, after I reset the tentioner it went away. That arvo got my j3 back, in it went and away I went, but it sounded like I had taken on the rattle again, but the car was all over the place at idle and missing.
Checked my timing today, hahaha f**k would you look at that, the mark is pointing at the power steer pump. Wind it back to pos10 and she's all good.
Rookie mistake
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Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2011 11:36 pm 
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Oh well...at least you didn't pull your car apart like the guy on the Super Cheap ad! :D

 

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Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 8:21 am 
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