timing gearsI've been told by more than one person that my '91 Cutlass Supreme has timing gears instead of timing chain. . I looked in the book and you should have a timing chain.
Timing chain slipped or broke
If it is the 3.4L Twin DOHC version, it is a monstor job. This motor has timing belt and timing chain. The entire front cover of the engine has to come off to replace both.
Your timing chain may be worn to the point it is jumping a tooth and thus changing the timing. If you can hear the chain that is a good sign it is worn. I would inspect the timing chain.
Timing chain usually needs to be replaced each 180-200K miles.
Timing chain is usually replaced at 200K.
A loose timing chain should be replaced.
The 2013 Hyundai Elantra has a timing chain. The timing chain the 2013 Elantra does not need to be replaced ever.
I just found out that it has a timing chain because mine is being replaced.
$1600 - $2300. The timing chain is not normally replaced unless it is broken.
No, it has a timing belt and it must be replaced every 105,000 miles. The 4 cylinder has a timing chain.
The timing belt has been replaced with a no-maintenance chain on 2006 & up
4 cylinder has a timing chain, V6 has a timing belt that must be replaced every 110,000 miles.
It has a chain
Normally a timing chain will last the life of the engine and is replaced during a complete engine rebuild. No maintenance is normally required.
you will replace the timing chain when mornig cold start becomes noisy Normally it will last the life of the engine, and is replaced when the engine is overhauled.
Under normal conditions the timing chain will last the life of the engine. It is normally replaced during a complete engine rebuild.
If a timing chain broke, the engine wouldn't run and a compression test would read "0".
You are correct that the SL2 uses a timing chain. However, since it uses a timing chain it does not need to be replaced as does the timing BELT. In general, a timing chain should last the life of the engine.
The timing chain does not have a service interval. It only needs replaced if there is a failure.
Timing chains are designed to last the life of the engine. Replace the chain when the engine is overhauled.
The 4 cylinder has a timing chain, but the V6 has a timing belt that must be replaced every 110,000 miles.
The 4 cylinder has a timing chain and the V6 has a timing belt that must be replaced every 105,000 miles.
chain. if you hear a clattering noise the timing chain and timing chain tensioner need to be replaced they are usually sold as a kit