If a timing chain goes in a 2000 Intrepid with a 2.7L, can it still have compression and spark?

Asked by Apr 11, 2009 at 08:35 PM about the 2000 Dodge Intrepid

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If a timing chain goes in a 2000 Intrepid with a 2.7L, can it still have compression and spark?

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If the chain breaks, no, it'll smash valves. If it just jumped, yes, but it'll soon grenade. These engines are junk and the chain jumping is a symptom of lubrication problems due to sludge.

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