1990 Mercedes Benz 300e timing chain broke when.

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  • 1990 MERCEDES BENZ 300E
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1990 mercedes benz 300e timing chain broke when it was idling in neutral it made a cough noise an then I pulled of cam cover to find the chain broken would this damage any other parts or should I just change the timing chain an tensioner an set it back to tdc etc an try my luck

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 AT 2:44 PM

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Tiny
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Not an interference engine so no valve damage. So chain and guide replacement should get it back running

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Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 AT 4:56 PM

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