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Old 03-16-2012, 03:03 AM
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wish to attempt a DIY job to replace my Timing chain on my 2002 Chevy Cavalier, it also has a 2.2 liter engine. I would like to find a step by step guide I can get for free, or a video that shows how to replace it yourself. (And a guide that shows what tools you need for the job would be handy)
If anyone could provide the information on where to find a manual I would greatly appreciate it.
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Anything that new, I'd go get the factory shop manual no matter how much it cost.
There could be all manner of weird exotic "requirements" such as stretch bolts that
*must* be replaced every time, parts that have to be replaced together as a unit,
special sealants, you name it... The shop manual probably won't cost you more than
*one hour* of a mechanic's labor cost at the stealership anyway
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I own the manuel but it's wrapped in plastic and stored.

However, you're in luck. There's a member on here that not only knows that model well, but fixes cars up to race, and owns that same general make and model. His name is Ronnie. I bet he can help you. http://www.survivalistboards.com/member.php?u=2129
He's usually in the chat room.
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Google it OP. If you accepted PM I could send you a link.

With the 2.2, the earlier ones had issues with poor lubrication to the chain, causing it to eat itself AFAIR. I think the lubrication hole can be enlarged, but I steer away from GM stuff in the UK, allways seems to be problems with the engines on cars I come across.
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