what causes the timing gear to break

Asked by Aug 08, 2012 at 04:35 PM about the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

what causes the timing gear to break

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If you have high mileage and a plastic gear, could just be normal wear. Some GM products, back in the '60s, were notorious for teeth breaking off the camshaft sprocket. They had plastic teeth. HTH. -Jim

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