How to get to the timing chain of a 2005 ford explorer 6 cylinder

Phillip Wilkes

Asked by Aug 17, 2015 at 11:41 AM about the 2005 Ford Explorer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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That's for 4.0 SOHC. V6

Bob Beaman

Engine has to come out to get to the chain at the back. There is aslo a chain at the front.

Bob Beaman


A slapping noise from the engine could indicate a tensioner needs to be replaced. Usually what happens is the guide,pictured on the left side of the chain goes out from wear. It is teflon coated. Definitely not a back yard, shade tree repair, even if you have the special tools made for just such a repair.

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