1998 CHEVY MALIBU ADJUSTING TIMING CHAIN

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  • grwilliamsiii
  • 1998 Chevrolet Malibu

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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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Monday, October 26th, 2009 AT 6:14 PM

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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

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