Will a bad timing chain tensioner throw a code?

A worn or stretched timing chain can cause misfiring, cam timing problem codes, low power and generally poor running of the engine.
2. A weak timing chain tensioner can cause misfiring, cam timing problem codes, low power and generally poor running of the engine.
3. Worn timing chain guides can cause misfiring, cam timing problem codes, low power and generally poor running of the engine.
4. Most, if not all, of these problems will illuminate the Check Engine light.

When replacing timing chain What else should I replace?

While replacing your timing chain, it is also recommended that you replace the tensioner, gaskets, and seals.

2. It is generally a good idea to replace the tensioner, gaskets, and seals when you are replacing the timing chain.

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Can I just replace timing chain tensioner?

If you have to replace a timing chain or other critical components, it is best to install a new timing chain assembly rather than reuse a timing chain tensioner. This will ensure smooth operation.

Is it better to replace timing chain or engine?

If the engine is well-maintained, then there is no reason to install a new engine. This engine can last 100,000 more miles if it is well-maintained.
2. If the engine hasn’t been well-maintained, then I would replace the engine instead of wasting time on the chains.
3. 13 Sept 2016

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Is a drive belt the same as a timing chain?

Timing belts and timing chains are different, but they both serve the same purpose in a vehicle.
2. They both connect the engine’s crankshaft to the camshaft.
3. The most obvious difference is that timing belts are made of rubber, while timing chains are made of metal chains.