changing timing chain

Asked by May 07, 2013 at 12:18 AM about the 1997 Ford Expedition 4 Dr Eddie Bauer 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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

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why do you think that? have you an ear for compression, and can tell that good compression ain't happening without a compression gauge? will hunt down a U-tube vid for ya-

107,925

Can you remove the oil cap to see if the valves are moving?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAQwkISqdGw

don't know where part 2 is/can be? this seems like it'd take 20 hours at least with fantastic organizational skills~

this seems like a real challenge, only for the professional, I'd lose bolts...then my mind if I had to do this...only for the bravehearts out there~ comments are interesting at the bottom accusing the removal of the windshield cowl to be a bulllshit ford waste of time...would like to do this correctly, myself....or not at all, in my case....not at all, take it to a professional who's got the stomach for this level of involvement~

no disrespect Judge..you put some effort in to this I can tell, but tenspeed has an excellent idea up there...

30,125

You cannot see the valves if you take the cap off on one of these im pretty sure not 100%. You may be able to see part of the timing chain its self and the gear on the end of the cam.

30,125

Fuel pressure would be a good thing to check.

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