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there is a priming procedure to prime the chain tensioner with oil before you start your engine. you need to set the tensioner all the way in, lock it in place with a 1/8 drill bit. bolt it to the engine block. when all the components are installed and ready to be tentioned, remove the drill bit and the tensioner will expand to place tention on the chain. as it is extending, it is pulling oil through a small passage behind it, lubricating the tentioner. This would be the only reason I can see the unit failing twice.

2007-09-16 08:39:25
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