HOW DO I LOOSEN THE TIMING CHAIN ADJUSTER?

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1981 Mazda 323
  • 233,000 miles

How do I loosen the timing chain adjuster?

Sunday, March 24th, 2013 AT 7:11 AM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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  • 41,994 posts

You push it back in. Depending on type used. If adjuster shaft has teethes on it, you need to push the locking tab to release the lock before the shaft can be pushed back in.

There is a locking tab for holding the adjuster when it is fully compressed. For some models you need a pin to hold the adjuster

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Sunday, March 24th, 2013 AT 7:47 AM

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