I have a 98 Saturn SC2 with 96,000 miles on it. I recently started hearing a ticking sound coming from the engine. I don't hear it when cruising down the highway, but when I start slowing down (30 miles or so), I hear it and it slows down as I do. I looked up some info. About this and others are saying it's the timing chain. Is there a way to confirm that it's the chain? I don't want to pay the $850 to repair it unless absolutely necessary. Could someone help with this or let me know what else it could be? I've already checked by brake pads and calipers, plus I have new cross drilled rotors, which are in excellent condition, so it has nothing to do with the brakes.
Thanks in advance for your help.
have the same problem?
Saturday, September 23rd, 2006 AT 6:49 PM