This is a question about the timing chains on a 2001 dodge Dakota 4.7 v8 we got the chains put on and everything checked out, drove it and it was ok then the next 2days it was making a noise so we checked


Asked by Nov 07, 2015 at 10:28 PM about the 2001 Dodge Dakota

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It out and the chain that wasn't a problem
turns out it's loose now. Would anyone
have any ideas why this is happening?


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Thank you so why do they clank when you start the truck? Will it stop after awhile?

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