By replacing the chain and tensioners.
In a 1995 Pontiac Sunfire : Both the 2.2 and the 2.3 litre four cylinder engines have a timing CHAIN
No, it has a chain. long Chain with Hydraulic (problematic) Tensioners
Timing Chains (2) with respective guides, tensioners and sprockets.
I just found out that it has a timing chain because mine is being replaced.
You should always replace the timing chain, tensioners and sprockets whenever you rebuild the engine.
It must have a TIMING CHAIN because Gates ( they make timing belts etc . ) does not list a timing belt for the 2.2 liter or 2.4 liter engines in a 1996 Pontiac Sunfire
It is not necessary to change timing gears when changing a timing chain unless they have become worn. You won't know if this is the case until you get the cover off and inspect them. It is necessary to change any chain tensioners when you change your timing chain.
No, it has a cam chain.
You can replace a timing chain on a 2002 Pontiac Sunfire by visiting a local mechanic and having him take care of it for you. This is a tricky part to change yourself.
Timing Belt. Mine just went out. You might have to replace the tensioners too. :(
you have to remove the valve cover , the oil pan and the front timing cover. Then line up all the timing marks and remove the tensioners and guides then remove the cam gears and the chain
normally you shouldn't have to replace a timing chain unless you've been horsebeating your vehicle
All 2002 Sunfires, 2.2 and 2.4, had timing chains
show me the timing marks 2004 pontiac 2.2 dohc
A "timing set" includes all the parts needed (new timing chain, tensioners, sprockets, etc.) A timing set for this car costs $132 and up.
u dont adjust the timing chain tensioner if there is slop or play in chain, u need to replace the chain . good idea to replace timing gears at same time while engine is pulled apart
Normally you will be able to hear the timing chain rattling inside the cover. You may also experience problems keeping the engine in time. A timing chain will last the life of the engine under normal circumstances.
very hard! I just finished retapping the cam housing bolt holes in my 2000 sunfire. but had to remove the timing chain to get the cam cover and housing off. to get the timing chain off, you have to remove the motor mount bracket off first, then remove the timing cover before getting to the chain. no room to get the bracket bolts off without some assistance to pry the engine to the opposite side.
if the timing chain and tensioners are worn out the chain will wear a hole in the timing cover and the oil will get into the water jacket and the antifreeze will get into the oil high time to fix it
Yes, you could. Is it a good idea? Probably not. If the tensioner is worn so must be the chain.
There are two "secondary timing chain tensioners". Ford part #'s--- 1ea. of the following (F7LZ-6K254-BA) and (F7LZ-6K254-AA). There are also two "primary timing chain tensioners". Ford part #'s ---1ea. of the following (F6AZ-6L266-CA) and (F6AZ-6L266-DA). If any more information is needed concerning timing chains and all related parts I have a complete list with all Ford part numbers and approx. prices. There are three Ford dealers that I buy from (internet part sales) in various parts of the country that give 30% to 35% discounts.
Generally speaking, if you have properly maintained and not abused the engine, the timing chain should last until the engine is worn out. If you find that you have any burned valves, by all means replace the timing chain, pulleys and chain tensioners. But a timing chain is not like a timing belt. A belt will wear out after 80K to 100K miles. The chains do age, but since they are constantly in an oil bath, if you've kept the oil clean the chain should last a long time.
You can check the big box parts house's websites for competitive prices.