My 1999 740il has failed timing chain guides. Do I need to replace the timing chain at the same time ? Also was wondering if I can do without disassembling engine that far ? any other warnings would be greatly appreciated.
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1999 BMW 740iL Question: Timing chain guides
Answer #1Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, January 31, 2010, 13:33Master
If the guides are worn, and they're being replaced, then you'll have the front of the engine apart and you might as well rplace the chain too.
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