i here a ticking sound when i excelerate i started hearing nois when i change the alternator i check ok on tightness do i have to replace the timing chain or just adjust the chain tensioner if a do need to change let me know or if i just have to turn the tension let me know clock-wise or counter clock wise.
timing chain tensioner on 1992 Nissan Sentra
by elvenado in Escondido, CA on December 01, 2010
ANSWER by mastertech6371 on December 01, 2010
could be a guide that is worn or broken. you need to remove the front cover and find out what parts are required. Roy
ANSWER by todays tech on December 01, 2010
Timing chain noise is most likely heard at idle with the lest amout of load on the chain. Try removing the belt and runing an see if the noise goes away.
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