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2000 Toyota MR2 Spyder Question: timing chain tensioner replacement

 

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Visitor, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Walnut, CA, May 11, 2011, 17:46

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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    May 11, 2011, 21:08
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    You can find great repair manuals with step-by-step instructions, diagrams, parts locations and other important information here: http://bit.ly/mitchell_repair_manuals_online
    Or here: http://bit.ly/AllData_Repair_Manuals_Online

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, May 11, 2011, 22:22
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    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.

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