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Ford Explorer Sport Trac Worn Timing Chain Cassettes May Cause Rattling Noise From Engine

Ford Explorer Sport Trac Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2001, 2002, 2004, 2007

Engines Affected: 4.0L V6, 4.0L V6 SOHC, 4.6L V8

Average Mileage: 127,727 mi (70,000 mi - 240,000 mi)


A rattling noise from the engine may indicate that the timing chain cassette is worn. Our technicians tell us that installing an updated cassette and timing chain tensioner should correct this concern.