changing timing chain

Asked by May 07, 2013 at 12:13 AM about the 1997 Ford Expedition 4 Dr Eddie Bauer 4WD SUV

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no start. not starter   I THINK  TIMING CHAIN JUMP TIME. CAME OFF

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If your timing chain failed there has been damage to the engine internally. One of the best ways to tell is to do a compression test and compare the readings. If the pressures are very low on all cylinders than you have a problem. Timing Chain failures on the 4.6L and 5.4L engines are uncommon. What leads you to believe that?

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