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2006 Chevrolet Malibu Question: Do I need a timing chain

 

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Charlotteann, 3.5L V6, Claremore, OK, August 14, 2014, 07:51
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I started my car and it ran for a second and died. Acted like was not getting gas. IT FINALLY STARTED AND BACKFIRED REALLY LOUD AND NOW MY BROTHER IN LAW SAYS IT IS A NO TOLERANCE ENGINE AND NEEDS AT LEAST A TIMING CHAIN, COULD IT BE SOMETHING ELSE?

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    August 14, 2014, 08:11
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    Yep it sure could be!..... Test compression....or have it tested.... IF it's ok.... Not the timing chain!!!

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