Noise, lower engine performance, hard starts and poor fuel economy are some of the most common timing chain problems. These problems often occur when the timing chain is worn or stretched, which typically happens when a ... More »

Timing chains only need to be repaired or replaced when there are problems with them, such as prolonged wear or other mechanical problems. Timing chains are contrasted with timing belts, which generally need to be replac... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

There are multiple symptoms of a bad timing chain, but none of them is as obvious as a rattling that can be heard from the front of the engine, especially while the car is idling. The rattling is most prominent in engine... More »

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