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How much should 2005 Nissan Maxima Timing Chain Replacement cost

Do I have to take it to the dealership. Can a local mechanic do the job.

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The shop cost here is 1274.00,which it says they use a timing chain kit.Takes 9.1 hours to do job and 86.00 per hour,Dealer is about 100.00 per hour.It says 509.00 for parts,the do it yourselfer is 426.00 for parts and 11.6 hours to do job.

Posted on Jan 07, 2013

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SOURCE: does nissan maxima 2001 has a timing belt or chain

For the 2001 Nissan Maxima 3.0L SFI DOHC V6:
It has a Timing Chain.
Unlike Timing Belts, Timing Chains will normally last the lifetime of the car. However, when it is time to change the Water Pump: it is a really great idea to change the Timing Chain and Camshaft and Crankshaft Sprockets, as you are in the vicinity and have already torn down everything already.
Professionally, but not officially, I like the 100,000 miles rule with Timing Chains.

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SOURCE: Water pump replacement 1996 nissan maxima

all you need to do is just back up on the chain and it will give you the space you need to remove thw water pump you may all so need to first see is you have water in your oil if not then it not you pump can you tell what color your oil is ?

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SOURCE: 2003 Nissan Maxima Timing Chain

You can wait its just fine, However if you ever start to notice oil leaking from front cover, then you will need to change. If there is no loss in power feel sluggish especially on take off, Its almost impossible for these type of chains to break. So enjoy until the wheel fall off..lol. good luck

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timing belts and chains are 2 very diff things, belts are rubber and wear out in about 80,000, chains are well chains and made of very strong steel they will last the life of the engine in most cars and trucks but not all cases. there is no recommended change mileage by any manufacturer, if the engine is torn down for an overhaul then yes it is wise to replace the chain, but only then, otherwise it is a very expensive waste of money.

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