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post #1 of 3 Old 07-17-2017, 11:00 AM Thread Starter
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Timing question

I'm working on a 3.7l liberty. Lined up my timing chain per the service manual. Rotated the crankshaft clockwise several times to verify things looked good when I noticed the witness marks on the chains would not line back up with the "L" & "R" marks on the cam' s as well. For that matter neither on the crankshaft or idler as when it was initially set. Should I be concerned about this or just rely on the cams being at the 12 and crank at the 6 at the normal 2:1 ratio?

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post #2 of 3 Old 07-18-2017, 03:20 PM
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Last one I did I didn't pay any attention to links on timing chains . Made sure crankshaft gear mark was at 6 , idler gear mark was at 12 & V6's on both cams were at 12 . Runs fine .
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post #3 of 3 Old 07-25-2017, 05:03 PM
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The marks on the chain do not end up on the same sprocket at each rotation. This is normal.

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