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Old 08-08-2009, 06:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My 99 540i jumped time breaking most of the chain guide rails and cracking the timeing cover, and atleast 1 tensioner is scored from being hit by the chain. My question is how much damage could have been done other than what I mentioned can the guides tensioners and cover get replaced and all be fine, or is there most likely more damage inside the engine.
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There could be damage inside the engine as well.
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might have bent valves.
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