The Truth About Cars » timing chain http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:00:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Piston Slap: The Lambda V6 Half Life? (Part II) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/piston-slap-lambda-v6-half-life-part-ii/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/06/piston-slap-lambda-v6-half-life-part-ii/#comments Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1100897   Dennis writes: You kindly responded last year to me in regards to an inquiry I made about my 2006 Sonata with the V6. I am still in love with my old beastie. She is approaching 93,000 miles and I just had new plugs and upper front control arms put into the ol’ gal. I read […]

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  Dennis writes: You kindly responded last year to me in regards to an inquiry I made about my 2006 Sonata with the V6. I am still in love with my old beastie. She is approaching 93,000 miles and I just had new plugs and upper front control arms put into the ol’ gal. I read […]

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Piston Slap: Running Interference for Timing Belts? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/piston-slap-running-interference-for-timing-belts/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/piston-slap-running-interference-for-timing-belts/#comments Mon, 03 Jun 2013 12:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=493750 Clint writes: I usually buy vehicles that need the timing belt replaced. (Most people trade in or sell at that point for $ reasons). I do most of the work myself because it’s not overly complicated if you follow a manual. People at my office ask me about general car maintenance. When I ask about […]

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Clint writes: I usually buy vehicles that need the timing belt replaced. (Most people trade in or sell at that point for $ reasons). I do most of the work myself because it’s not overly complicated if you follow a manual. People at my office ask me about general car maintenance. When I ask about […]

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Piston Slap: Preventative Maintenance or Over Medication? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/piston-slap-preventative-maintenance-or-over-medication/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/piston-slap-preventative-maintenance-or-over-medication/#comments Tue, 03 Jul 2012 10:15:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=450957   TTAC Commentator Silent Ricochet writes: Hello Sajeev, You’ve helped me greatly in the past, and I once again turn to you for your knowledge of used cars and reliability. To refresh your memory, I drive a 2002 Chevy Cavalier Z24. It’s a 5-Speed Manual, with the 2.4L Quad 4 motor in it, not the […]

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  TTAC Commentator Silent Ricochet writes: Hello Sajeev, You’ve helped me greatly in the past, and I once again turn to you for your knowledge of used cars and reliability. To refresh your memory, I drive a 2002 Chevy Cavalier Z24. It’s a 5-Speed Manual, with the 2.4L Quad 4 motor in it, not the […]

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Piston Slap: A Saturn Wagon’s Bad Timing (Update) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/piston-slap-a-saturn-wagons-bad-timing-update/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/piston-slap-a-saturn-wagons-bad-timing-update/#comments Mon, 19 Dec 2011 12:10:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=422752 Dave writes: Hello Sajeev, Well, better late than never.  I did get my Saturn running again.  Due to weather, parts delays and misdiagnosis I spent a lot more time and money than I planned or had to, but she does seem to be in good shape now.  Although the timing chain was still in place […]

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Dave writes: Hello Sajeev, Well, better late than never.  I did get my Saturn running again.  Due to weather, parts delays and misdiagnosis I spent a lot more time and money than I planned or had to, but she does seem to be in good shape now.  Although the timing chain was still in place […]

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