1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Q&A
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Question: replace timing chain
at engine overhaul roy - mastertech6371
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. - fernando
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. - Visitor
The truck was running fine when it got into the accident, now they are telling me because the timing chain broke I will need to replace the whole engine. I feel the insurance should cover this, but...
The mechanic said the EGR valve needs to be replaced. He said also the timing chain rail, water pump, spark plugs,oil filter, air filter, & thermostat need to be replaced. It's a total of $1842.69!...
This leak is right at the water pump near where the power stiring resevoir. I replaced the water pump, but it did not look bad (153,000 miles). Also replaced the top hose & thermostat, Ihave 1 bolt...
Hi, I am troubleshooting my 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 with 5.9 L & auto trans. My Innova 3160 scan tool shows the following special test results: $11 low, $19 high, $1A high for component $01. All ...
also replaced water pump, timing chain cover and gasket