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Timing chain tensioner

The car idols ruff when idol when speed up car runs but when at idol the chain radddles

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    do u mean idles rough? and chain rattles

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I have a '94 Altima with 2.4 liter 4 cyl. engine. At around 150K the timing chain and tensioner were replaced - should solve your problem, too. If you're sure the chain is rattling you should really get it serviced now, not later. Also, if your car is running rough it could be more than just the chain and tensioner; it could be your ignition system, such as plugs, coil, distributor, etc. Bottom line is, your car needs to be checked out right away.

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