does the timing chain tensioner retracts after resetting it for installation

Asked by Oct 02, 2012 at 09:48 AM about the 2006 Chrysler 300 Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

5 Answers


on a 2.7L yes... oil pressure sets the hydraulic tensioner

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you also must pry on the head a little once installed to do the initial install and prep for it to fully extend properly. should see it pop up a bit enough to take some slack out of the main chain

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and make sure to rotate the engine clockwise only 4 revolutions to check TDC and all timing marks


Can I reuse my timing chain tension on a 2008 Chrysler 300 2.7 liter

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i put timing tensioner 2 times drivefor a week come out to start it and the chain is slapping the gides again why is this 99 intupid 2 7 help

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