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Old 01-21-2006, 09:03 AM   #1
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M112/M113 timing chain replacement

Does anyone know the replacement interval for the timing chain on the 3.2/4.3 M112/M113 motors?

The tensioner, guides and chains on the old M116/M117 V8s, which also had the double-row chain, needed replacement every 100K miles or so. Does this carry over to the newer V engines?
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Old 01-21-2006, 02:21 PM   #2
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The 112/113 Engines have a spec for a stretched chain...No replacement data.
(IF) the 112/113 engines are like the 103/104s They will last a long long time..as I Have never replace a chain in a 103/104

The old style engines ..V8s had a single row chain..that was updated to a Double row chain...

Its not the chain that goes bad...either the chain tensioner or a broken chain rail
When they go it jumps time and bends valves
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Old 08-11-2010, 06:58 PM   #3
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Timing Chain Question

I have a '98 E320 (112,000 miles) and a '99 E320 Wagon (150,000 miles). Both get synthetic oil, changed at 3000-5000 miles (since I've owned them anyway). I know the timing chains are known for long wear, but I'd really like to check stretch on them from time to time, but I don't know what the process is to do this check. I know this has probably been covered 100s of times so I apologize for the repetition, but I haven't had any luck finding the actual "how to" instructions in any searches.

Thanks a lot....The help is much appreciated.

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