is the timing chain tensioner located on the outside of the engine or does the timing chain cover (etc) have to be removed first?
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2000 Toyota MR2 Spyder Question: timing chain tensioner replacement
Answer #1ZeeTech May 12, 2011, 00:08Master
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Answer #2patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, May 12, 2011, 01:22Master
Timing chain tensioner is rear most mid of the timing cover secured by two nuts/studs. It extends and puts pressure on the timing chain tensioner slipper. I have seen timing chain/sprocket wear but no bulletins from Toyota about it.