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2000 Pontiac Sunfire Question: timing chain

 

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Debbie Smith, 4 Cylinder, OHV, Toledo, OH, April 07, 2009, 04:56
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I am told the timing chain needs to be replaced. Why would this go bad, and about how much will this cost?

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    April 07, 2009, 09:24
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    Timing chains wear out from not changing oil enough or just a lot of miles on the engine. The timing kit parts price is $83 and the labor is approx 5.4hrs, So about $650 to $750 depending on the repair shop.

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    thilton, September 10, 2011, 08:32
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    the timing chain on my daughter's 2002 Sunfire GT ecotec just went. The timing chain kit, valve cover kit and timing cover kit amounted to approx $550 just for parts. We are doing the labour ourselves. Shop quote was $1300!.

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