2000 LINCOLN LS TIMING CHAIN INSTALLATION

  • Tiny
  • Ratholer77
  • 2000 LINCOLN LS

Engine Mechanical problem
2000 Lincoln LS V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 129035 miles

Hello I currently have a couple mechanics working on my 2000 lincoln ls 3.9L v8. They are installing a new timing chain because the last one broke. They can't seem to get ahold of the specialty tool you need to align the cams for this vehicle.I believe it's called a camshaft alignment tool. It's just a crankshaft that locks onto the cams and holds them into place while you get the timing chain into the correct position. Could you please aid me in finding this specialty tool? Thanks

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Thursday, September 10th, 2009 AT 9:15 AM

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  • BMRFIXIT
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Timing Chain Tensioner 303-532
Timing Chain Tensioner Adjuster


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/99387_image_resize_2.jpg



and also you need
OTC 303-645A
Crankshaft Alignment Tool


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http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/99387_Graphic1_498.jpg


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Thursday, September 10th, 2009 AT 5:20 PM
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So where do I find these tools that is the question i'm asking.

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Thursday, September 10th, 2009 AT 6:51 PM
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Check with your local tool supply they should have it in stock and or be able to get it for you.
If you are to buy it on line just google the part number I gave you 100s of places will show
sorry I cannot recommend any or one as I can not stand behind their product or services

Timing Chain Tensioner 303-532
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OTC 303-645A
Crankshaft Alignment Tool

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Thursday, September 10th, 2009 AT 8:16 PM
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Thank you so much I really appreciate the timeliness of your response.

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Thursday, September 10th, 2009 AT 10:29 PM

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