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Nissan I took it to the dealer they said it was the timing chain and the fuel pump. They want about 1,800 for timing chain replacement. Is it really the timing chain or what? can it be somthig else like the heat shield i need help it sounds bad i have about 110 k on my car now.

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  • tcoolbaugh Mar 10, 2009

    I have a whineing noise coming from the engine, the dealership said i need to replace the timimg chain at a tune of $3500.00!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Are they serious? and they said it would take up to 3 days!! They can build me a new car in that time!! I have had alot of problems with this car. It will be my last Nissan!!

  • Joshua Davis May 11, 2010

    what is it doing


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Wont start? Have someone get in the car and turn the key to the on position,At this time you need to be back near the gas tank to listen for the electric fuel pump to turn on .Repeat turning key switch on and off a few times to be sure you hear the slight BUZZ sound turning on and off .If you dont hear anything then your fuel pump is bad.Fuel pump and timing chain almost never go bad at the exact same time.Your shop is probably scamming you to replace the timing chain...although mileage wise it should be changed soon.Dont crawl under car ,open gas tank cap and put your ear near opening.

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