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 SL1 Timing Chain May Come Into Contact With Timing Cover and Make Noise
Saturn SL1 Problem
Engine Affected: 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC
Average Mileage: 167,660 mi (116,000 mi - 234,000 mi)
Visitor, 1994 Saturn SL1, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, 234,000 mi
Noisy timing chain. Changed tensioner.
Visitor, 1996 Saturn SL1, 1.9L 4 Cylinder SOHC, 116,000 mi
i have that same problem with my timing chain its hitting the cover on my car also i wonder how much would it cost me to repair...
Visitor, 1992 Saturn SL1, 152,301 mi
timing chain nosie