1996 CHEVY S-10 TIMING CHAIN COMPLEATE CHANGE

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  • 1996 Chevrolet S-10

Engine Mechanical problem
1996 Chevy S-10 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 174960 miles

Hi,
I have a good question that I could not find in the archives on this problem.
At 168000 miles I finally replaced the timing chain both cam and crank sprockets and what was left of the tensioner the pinging was driving me crazy sounded like a small diesel engine.
After replacement the truck sounded like a new one again. But after approx 3500 miles it started getting louder again, and sometimes when the engine is cold it sounds good and after warm-up it is the same as it used to be.
Is there an oil port I should look for that may be clogged or something cause im sure it ate up the tensioner again.
Even changed the oil after replacement too.
Thanks,
Greg Frazier

Saturday, May 29th, 2010 AT 12:11 PM

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