Mechanics

CHEVY ADJUSTING TIMING CHAIN

1998 Chevrolet Malibu

Engine Performance problem
1998 Chevy Malibu 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 160000 miles

Once the timing chain is reached, how do you adjust the chain properly.
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Grwilliamsiii
October 26, 2009.



Timing chains don't adjust they are replaced along with gears. Balance shaft has adjustment see diagram


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/198357_Graphic_215.jpg


If chain is noisy you maybe able to replace tensioner and block.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/198357_Grafic_3_65.jpg


Docfixit
Oct 27, 2009.