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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2000 Pontiac Sunfire
Question: timing chain
Answer #1hemicuda April 07, 2009, 09:24Master
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.
Replythilton, September 10, 2011, 08:32Rookie
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!.