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I have a 2000 Saturn SL, does the motor in this car have a timing belt or chain? I have 90,000 miles on this car, it runs great, but I bought this car used and do not know if it has a chain or belt, can anyone help. thx P.S. do you know what the approx cost would be to replace this belt? Thank you

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If it's a DOHC engine, most likely it is, it's a timing chain. Trust me I have a saturn SW2 2000. If you don't have any problem with it, don't mess with the chain, I have 92000 miles on mine.


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Check out the G.M. recall on this model for timing chain problems. You could get it fixed by them.

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It has a belt. approx cost to replace belt, around $300

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