The chain was replaced the car cranked and as I started to drive off as soon as it changed gears the car just stopped. What could it be?
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Question: Why after just replacing my TC would it jump time as soon as the gear changed?
Answer #1goodguy September 17, 2013, 05:23Master
are you sure the tensioner for chain was put on correctly
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (14928 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper September 17, 2013, 09:06Master
agree with goodguy
Answer #3ChevyASE September 18, 2013, 04:11Journeyman
Aside from the timing chain tensioner, are you sure that the balance shafts and chain were installed correctly and timed correctly? Did the camshaft or crankshaft position sensors(s) get broken by chance? Tear down and re-inspect and line everything back up again. Pray you didn't do internal damage if anything is off.