"I believe it is worth fixing if the motor didn't smoke. However, I would do a compression check before fixing to check for bent intake or exhaust valves before fixing. The timing chain and gear set is around 60.00 and it is a 505 hour job to do the timing chain and gears and access is limited to the area where these repairs are to be made. If the general appearance of the car inside and out is good and the motor didn't smoke, tick or knock prior and compression is ok it is still worth fixing in my opinion.
No, timing chain doesn't need replacing.
do you put timing chain on 3.1 96 Chevy lumina dot to dot
How to replace a 1985 Chev Suburban's timing chain
It means the timing chain needs replacing.
2.5-chain 3.1-chain 3.4-Both chain and belt (ain't that be-you-tee-fal?)
To replace timing chain on a 3.1 Chevy Lumina engine, you need to first make sure that your motor or engine is turned off. Then you need to remove the chain and replace it.
The 1990 has a chain. The 1991 has a belt.
If the engines are the same more than likely yes. But why would you go to all the trouble of replacing the timing chain and gears and then install used. Install new chain and gears.
hire a mechanic
as an owner of an lx, i have a timing chain which doesn't need replacing
$0.00 It has a chain and NOT a belt.
If you hear any noise from the chain it needs replacing.
in the engine block
I timing chain rarely needs replacing. A timing belt needs to be replaced at the interval specified in your owner's manual. Don't have one, get one.
Yes I believe it is a timing chain as i am replacing mine tonite and it was cheap 73.00 Canadian don't forget gasket set
I dont think you have to worry about that. 1999 has timing chain I dont think you have to worry about that. 1999 has timing chain I dont think you have to worry about that. 1999 has timing chain it does have a timing chain but if it has really high mileage its better to check and replace if it needs it because if it skips timing it could seriously damage the motor
A loose timing chain can only be repaired by replacing the timing chain . A loose timing belt means the belt is worn out or the tensioner is worn out. Replace worn parts.
It doesn't have one. It uses a timing chain that does not need replacing
It has a timing chain which if different--it does not need replacing at 100K like a belt!
The Saturn sl2 does not have a timing belt, it has a timing chain. And under most conditions it does not need replacing.
chevy luminas 3.1 engine does not have a timing belt. it does have a timing chain that will last well up to 200,000 miles
Replacing the timing chain, on your 2001 Volkswagen Jetta, is very detailed and complicated. A detailed description of the task can be obtained from the auto-parts store of which you purchase. The timing chain.