2002 Buick LeSabre Q&A
2002 Buick LeSabre Question: timing chain
Who said you need to have the timing chain replaced. You have a V6 -3800, And it should last a couple hundred thousand miles or more. That is if it is still running. Also, if you were driving it and your engine quit running on account of the timming gear. Get ready for another. But these motors don't usually do that. - Visitor
...hit a huge pot hole and know leak antifreeze from water pump and if i have to replace that my timing chain isn't giving me issues but its overdue car has 129000 miles on it no other problems
At what mileage should the timing chain/belt have to be replaced and what is the usual cost?
1994 buick lesabre 3.8 V6 misfires through intake manifold. I replaced the harmonic balancer, timing chain, spark plugs, crank shaft position sensor, repaired wiring to cam shaft sensor and crank shaft...
...sion wheeze every 3 to 4 turn-overs. car does not have a distributer and no timing belt but a timing chain behind the front end of a front wheel drive engine. cannot check timing chain without tearing...
is it smart to change the water pump at this time and will i save money doing it now?