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04-07 cts timing chain

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Old 09-05-2016, 09:50 AM
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Hi all.....I was thinking about buying a 05 cts. I was going to buy one from a man that says it needs a timing chain as the engine is noisey...I have no problem doin the work myself. However I don't know much about the cts. I'm wondering if there is a reason why I shouldn't get involved with the project. After I change the timing chain will the engine noise be gone or is there a chance that there is permanent engine damage from not changing the chain before the engine noise started??...any info on this is appreciated
 
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Old 09-08-2016, 05:11 PM
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It is an interference engine if chain jumps valve(s) will get bent. Bent valves should set ses light and misfire codes. If its just a worn chain replacing chain, guides and any other worn parts should make noise go away. Bent valves usually leads to engine replacement
 
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