HELPPPPPPP Tensioner Question EF2
Im doing the head gasket on my EF2 fairmont ghia (EL XR6 engine... dont ask) at the moment and i have a few questions about the timing chain tensioner. The head came off without any worries. Put it at TDC compression stroke, unbolted the exhaust/inlet manifolds, removed the power steering pump, removed the rocker cover then cable tied the sproket to the chain in 2 places, then took off the rocker gear. I took out the cam using a lever in the sproket, removing the bolt, pulling the sproket towards the front and pulling out the cam. Now the question about the tensioner...
Im a bit confused about how it all works. Ive taken the head off and i was wondering if i can just put it back on without playing with the tensioner at all?? I was thinking that if it came off without playing with it why cant it go back on the same way? Ohh and by the way, curiosity got to me and i pulled out the tensioner plug, with the retainer still on it, could this screw anything up?
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