Grand Am

Timing Chain Tensioner/Guides May Wear and Cause Noise on Pontiac Grand Am

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The timing chain tensioner and guides are prone to wear and may develop an abnormal noise, requiring replacement.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 193,500 (191,000–196,000)
Engines affected: 2.2L 4 Cylinder, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, 3.4L V6
8 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 2001, 2002
10 people reported this problem
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I got a funny noise that comes and goes. I was told it was the timing chain. How much is that to replace?
Head light issuses. Car was running great .had a ignition recall fixed few weeks ago.then driving home from work car shut off while driving.now won't crank.called dealer