The timing chain may come into contact with the timing cover, causing noise in the engine. Replacement of worn timing chain components will be necessary to correct this concern.
Car Problem Reports
Saturn SC2 Timing Chain May Come Into Contact With Timing Cover and Make Noise
Saturn SC2 Problem
Engine Affected: 1.9L 4 Cylinder DOHC
Average Mileage: 144,250 mi (98,000 mi - 219,000 mi)
Visitor, 2002 Saturn SC2, 138,000 mi
I keep hearing a rattling noise from my car and I was told it was my timing chain.