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range rover p38 4.6 1996

Discussion in 'Range Rover' started by alexp38, Apr 18, 2017.

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    can anyone please tell me the procedure for checking /adjusting the timing on the range rover rover gems engine .If any one has pictures as well, that would be perfect. thanks in advance if anyone can help
     
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    No adjustments are possible the engine is controlled by the ECM via various sensor readings.
     
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    what about if the chain has slipped a tooth would that have to be adjusted ie the cam is not at tdc
     
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    what about if the chain has slipped a tooth would that have to be adjusted ie the cam is not at tdc
     
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    wammers STILL BREATHING. Donater

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    You would have to replace the chain and worn sprockets. Things would have to be pretty bad for these to jump a tooth.
     
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    The chain and sprocket is behind the front cover. Not that bad a job to get to it but seem to remember it taking a while to get all the bits out the way.
     
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    Check the tech archive, there is a How to on removing the timing cover and replacing the gears and chain, it indicates in there how to ensure the crank is at TDC and the cam is aligned correctly......now I wonder who wrote that?? :D:D:D
     
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    If you have the gems engine, check the flex plate. The crank sensor usually shows some sign of damage scuffing etc, if this is the case.

    These engines run like they're out of timing when this flex plate cracks.
     
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    Some smart arsed git no doubt. ;);):D:D
     
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    He's a God-damn legend in his own mind's eye.
     
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    Do you mean an ankle, that's a leg end init. :D:D
     
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    +1 prone to cracking
     
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    You cheeky pair of gits.....:D:D:D
     
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    Hey less of the you. ;):D:D
     
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    Some say I am an ugly ***t, But I insist on less of the ugly....
     
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    little bit of an update the flex plate pins were all bent so this maybe the problem , but look like they would snap off if i bent them back. do you have to take the torque converter out to remove
     
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