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I had a new timing chain kit put on and a new water pump.

(2000 Oldsmobile Alero)
in Mountain View, CA on July 18, 2014
But there is still a knocking noise coming from the timing chain cover. Someone said it could be the tensioner but I don't know. When I accelerate the noise goes completely away. You hear the noise when the car is idling at a stop but when I take off it goes away. Please help me someone.
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on July 18, 2014
Take it back immediately! Make a video the noise before hand so you have proof if the tech installed the chain improperly caused sever damage to the engine. GL
on July 18, 2014
Thanks a lot for your response. I took it back and he's saying he will charge me more labor and he said that the part may be defeated. I don't have the money to pay him more. Parts plus labor he charged me close to $900. I feel taken advantage of.
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