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1996 Saturn SL1 Question: How long a timing chain will last before needs to be replace?

 

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ernestof, Hialeah, FL, December 29, 2010, 20:02
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How long a timing chain will last before needs to be replace?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, December 29, 2010, 20:11
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    Some engines have inherent design problems , but generally a timing chain will last 150,000 miles or more if the engine oil is changed frequently. I have heard the Saturn engines give timing chain problems. About 6.5 hour job to replace on that engine.

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