Perform regular maintenance/oil changes to prevent timing chain failure on Nissan Altima

Regular maintenance is recommended to avoid timing chain failure. Rattles may develop in higher mileage vehicles. Regular oil changes will help reduce the incidence of this problem.

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Average mileage: 155,000 (155,000–155,000)
5 model years affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, more1997
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1994 Nissan Altima 155,000 mi,
Timing chaing noise. Original owner. Car runs well and has had oil changes every 3-5K. Recommendation has been to replace chain and tensioner. I have not done that yet.