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  1. Timing Tensioner (possible retarded timing?) /Oil Leak

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hi everyone, new to the forum, just bought my first mr2 this last month, been doing some work on it. Situation: I recently (yesterday) changed the o-ring on the timing chain tensioner to (hopefully) remedy a huge oil leak on the front of the engine. I followed all procedures to reinstall, spun...
  2. Mechanic or MWR at fault?

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hey guys, I bought a 2zz swap package from MWR (Monkey Wrench Racing). After putting the engine into my 2000 MR2 Spyder, a p1346 code came up, which means the timing is off. Had my mechanic re-check all wiring, computers, cam sensors, solenoids- everything works and is ruled out except the...
  3. timing chain and water pump lifespan?

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    I have only owned cars with timing belts and would replace the belt/ water pump at around 70000 miles. My spyder has 110k on it and I am wondering about the lifespan of these tming chains. Is this an interference motor? And if so should I replace the chain or just the guides. One more question...
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