2002 Pontiac Sunfire Q&A
2002 Pontiac Sunfire Question: Timing Chain?
Engine stopped running. Turns over fine. No compression in 2 cylinders. Pulled valve cover and when turning engine over the valves do not operate. no visible valve problems (but have not seen inside cylinders). Is this likely a broken timing chain? Is the 2002 2.2L (gasoline not diesel) an interference engine? - Visitor
Sounds like the timing chain failed and chain driven engines are usually interference engines so you probably have a couple of bent valves. The only way to find out is to do a compression test or pull the cylinder head - 427Chevy
2.2l ohv engine is non interference engine --- timing chain tensioner fails 2.2l ecotec engine is an interference engine that will be damaged if the chain fails I think your engine is the ohv engine which means you need to replace the timing chain and tensioner align timing marks and engine will run fine - Visitor
i was wondering if anyone could tell me about how much replacing a timing chain (or belt not sure what its called) would cost me...Thanks
...00 miles I have seen suggestions on some sites that tensioners and other items related to the timing chain should be replaced as well. Is this accurate and what should I ask for if I want to do this ri...
...a 1/2 a block. I went back in and told them... they came out and listened and said that the timing chain had broken. Did they put it back on properly when they fixed the h2o pump?
timing chain tension-er loose and chain fell off