Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 19:05:46 +0100
From: Grunff <grunffnospam.com>
Subject: Re: Massive Loss of Oil... Did I kill her? (loooong)


Malt_Hound > wrote: > The timing chain tensioner has a ratchet mechanism to prevent it from > retracting once it has extended, so even if the oil pressure was low the > chain should have remained close to the correct tension and should not > have been slapping. Ok, fair enough - must pay more attention next time :-) > I'm stretching a bit here.. but ISTR the balance shafts' chain > tensioner might be oil pressure only. Not positive, but it is a much > smaller chain with less stress on it. Maybe what I was thinking of, maybe not. Who knows... -- Grunff

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