Just installed new timing chain sprockets guides on my06 trailblazer but can't get the chiin tensioner in place .the chain is very tight .Is this normal or should I try a different brand or quality of

Asked by Jan 16, 2017 at 10:14 AM about the 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Can't get the chain tensioner on after changing timing chain sprockets and
guides .chain is too tight. I can pull chain over with a modified c clamp but it
puts a lot of tension on the chain .Is this normal or should try a different brand
or quality chain

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It should not be that tight, tentioner should go in place loose and apply pressure to the chain guide when activated. If chain is installed correctly, and sprockets are the correct size, buy a different brand

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