no No, if the timing is off "only a little", it would either have reduced power or it would ping when you step on the gas. If it's off a lot it will certainly have more serious problems. What you're describing sounds a lot like it could be a distibutor cap, but I'd need to hear it.
The timing marks should be found on a little metal plate directly above the harmonic balancer.
The best time to replace a 2004 Chevy Venture timing chain is when it becomes weak or broken. It is not something that needs replaced routinely.
It may be in need of a tune-up.
how do you set the timing for a 1997 Chevy 350 5.7 engine
how do i set the timing for a chevy 350 small block?
The 96 Chevy Blazer does not have a timing belt.
A 2000 Chevy S10 does not have a timing belt.
How do you set the timing on a 2000 Chevy blazer (V6)
1996 Chevy blazer timing chain
the Chevy prizm doesn't have a timing belt it has a timing chain. it doesn't need to be changed unless you hear something or 150k miles. it cost usually 300 with a 90 dollar kit hope that helps Phil
It does not have a timing belt, Chevy did not use timing belts in there truck engines.
Need a little more info, like what year would be helpful. Then we can get into what to do for timing.
It has a timing chain and gears. NO timing belt.
it has a timing chain
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The Chevy Classic doesn't use a timing belt.
The 97 Chevy Suburban doesn't have a timing belt.
Unless there is something wrong with it (there shouldn't be), you should never have to replace the timing chain. That's the beauty of chevy.
On the front of the timing chain cover, drivers side towards the top of the harmonic balancer.
That requires a timing light, you loosen a bolt on the distributor and turn it a little until the marks on the main pulley match a notch that you aim the timing light at.
The 2003 Chevy Tahoe (both the 4.8 and 5.3L engines) have a timing chain, not a belt.