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maxxoholic420
03-14-2008, 08:01 PM
Hey guys..so recently i just found out that my timing chain just went and needs to be replaced...the repair shop i go to says they won't change it without taking the engine out... is there any was i could do the job myself without taking the engine out? im a bit in a rut for money and am not completely mechanically inept but would definitely need step-by-step instructions in order to do this...thanks guy!

williamGT
03-14-2008, 08:11 PM
one side of the engine needs to come off, I think its a big job

stewartfn18
03-14-2008, 08:34 PM
Im pretty sure you can do it with the engine in the car, but its a lot harder. I also think though, that its ALOT easier to do on the 2.4 than it is the 3.4 so you "lucked out"?... on this i guess.

maxxoholic420
03-16-2008, 11:58 PM
no friendly step-by-step guides for the 2.4l engine? i've tried googling it and whatnot but came up emptyhanded...and links or whatever would be appreciated

Rich
03-17-2008, 12:17 AM
maybe check out www.j-body.org or www.quad4forums.com