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I am assuming you already have the timing chain off the vehicle, and you are looking for the timing marks. if not, please note, there is no manual adjustment on the timing chain. I have included a picture of the correct timing placement on my website http://thecommi.angelfire.com/index.html under Timing Chain. I hope this helps you.

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How do you change a timing chain in a 1997 Saturn SL2?

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At how many miles should you change a 2002 Saturn timing chain?

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