Mechanics

TIMING JUMP?

2002 Jaguar X-Type

What does it mean for a car to jump time? What does it take to fix this problem?
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Bwwwachsmann@yahoo.com
February 27, 2011.



Engine is equipped with timing chains and to jump time means the chain have skipped a tooth or more resulting in the valve timing not being synchronised with the crankshaft.

If there are no damage to the valve trains, you need to remove the timing chain and realign (replacement might be necessary if there are excessive wear).

Book time for job is listed at 21 hours.

KHLow2008
Feb 27, 2011.


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