replaced timing chain

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replaced timing chain

Unread post by michael » Mon Nov 22, 2021 4:15 pm

hi i just replaced the timing chain on a 06 dodge ram 1500 v6 i trippled checked the timing and it is correct and it still will not start and i also replaced the camshaft sensor still nothing what else can it be

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Re: replaced timing chain

Unread post by carriedi » Tue Nov 23, 2021 8:36 am

I know you said that you triple checked the timing but is that rotating the engine and then verifying the marks all line up in the correct positions? Does the engine sound normal when it is cranking?

you can also scan for code P0016. see if the computer sees a mismatched cam/crank correlation.

did you make sure that you didn't let any of the camshafts or the crank move independently of each other? (they could move slightly for sprocket installation) Could cause valve damage...

do not hold the target wheel on the cam to remove of tighten the cam sprocket bolt. that could also cause a no start condition. here's a pic of how the bcam sprocket bolts should be removed and re-tightened.
holding cam in place.jpg