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2005 Pontiac Sunfire Question: Timing Chain or Belt



hmariepugh, Sikeston, MO, June 03, 2010, 10:21

Which does my car have?
What is an estimate on getting it replaced?
When should I get it replaced? Currently 85000 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 right?

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  • Answer #1

    October 17, 2010, 15:02

    The 2.2L 4 Cylinder engine on your vehicle has a Timing Chain. There is not scheduled maintenance interval to replace it unless there is something wrong with the chain and/or timing components.

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  • Answer #2

    Visitor, March 08, 2011, 10:17

    2005 pontiac sunfire has a timing chain, we just replace the tensioner on ours it was making a knocking sound at 82000kms, chain guides are also known to break or wear tensioner cost was $640 canadian

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  • Answer #3

    August 06, 2013, 12:55

    when should timing chain be replaced. what is the cost. what causes timing chain to go. when engine light comes on does that signal something is wrong with timing chain.

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