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

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

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Average mileage: 196,000 (196,000–196,000)
Engines affected: 2.2L 4 Cylinder, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, 3.4L V6
7 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 2002
9 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?
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am- 3.4L V6
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