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How do you set a timing chain for a 1996 Saturn Sl1?

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You must line up the TDC marks on the cam sprocket and the crankshaft gear with the light colored links on the new timing chain. Check a Clymer or Haynes manual for specific instructions for the SOHC engine.His daughter says hi.

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