replace timing chain on 1997 Dodge Ram 1500

At what mileage should the timing chain be replaced?

by in Turtletown, TN on August 01, 2010
3 answers
ANSWER by on August 01, 2010
at engine overhaul roy
ANSWER by on August 01, 2010
Timing Chain is not a Scheduled Maintenance item. They need to be replace only if they are too noisy or something else is wrong with it.
ANSWER by on November 07, 2010
On my '97, 1500, 4x4 I was having a water pump change and repair of an oil leak on the front of the engine. The oil leak was thought to be coming from the crank seal, but was from the timing cover. Long story short, when the cover was removed the timing chain was found to be out of wear tolerance and was replaced. The truck had 106,000 miles on it.
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