How do you adjust the timing chain tension on a 1998 Saturn SL2?
: On the '97 Twin cam engine the cam chain tensioner depends on oil pressure. I had a problem that with 200,000 miles the chain had stretched farther than the tensioner could handle and had to replace the cam chain.
Is there an adjustment that can be made easily if the timing chain is rubbing on the upper chain guard of a 1998 Saturn SL2 1.9L?
The timing chain on your Saturn is located on the left side of the engine as you are looking at it from the front of the car. If you are ambitious and mechanically inclined, the timing chain is fairly simple to do. It does however require some time and effort to gain access. I suggest that the timing chain be purchase from Saturn because they have an upgrade kit for the oil pump to help…