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Q: trade price? timing chain costs? on 1999 Saturn SL1

what does the timing chain change consist of? what are some things to tell if it needs to be changed?
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I have heard Saturn timing chains rattle particularly at idle when they are worn. To view what the timing chain components look like look up timing chain ,timing chain tensioner and guides or timing chain kit on a parts website like
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