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Date: Thu, 18 May 2000 22:38:25 -0500
From: "Nate t. G." <ngoddardnopsamnect.net>
Subject: Re: how to tell if timing chain is going?


hello, is there any recommended interval for replacing/checking your timing chain? i'm particularly interested in any change interval (or any other info) for an '87 Saab 900 Turbo 16v. it has 125,000 miles on it, but i don't really hear any "rattling" noise, and don't usually get to the high RPMs (don't generally need to - the car is fast enough with only moderate RPMs for most needs ;-). thanks. -- Nate t. G. "Simon" <smturnernopsamm.net> wrote in message news:yKMU4.9074$rv6.277538nopsam1-hme0... > It will start rattling quite badly when it's worn especially so when the car > is cold. > > Simon. > > www.nospam.net > > "McBagpiper" <mcbagpipernopsamcom> wrote in message > news:20000517184652.10736.00003670nopsamj1.aol.com... > > i have a 92 900s, how can you tell if the timing chain is starting to go? > it > > has 100k on it. Does it begin to make noise? Does it make a knocking > climbing > > hills or when its cold? any help would be appreciated > >

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