Timing Chain

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  1. 89llx

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    does any of the late model mustangs have a timing chain problem with higher miles?

    thanks
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    I'm at 166,000 miles and haven't touched mine. It is making me nervous though, so I may look into the kit this spring.
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    Ford timing chains are replace when needed. You'll be able to know when by a clattering on start up, that means the chain has begun to eat through the cassettes.
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    Thanks! I have been stressing about that lately. Now I'll only stress at start-up...;)
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    but are they interference motors?
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    They are not interference engines.
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