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Engine has a flutter at idle and it sounds like the water pump bearings are bad. We checked the water pump and it is ok. We think we may have a problem with the timing chain tensioners?? Any ideas

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Which engine? 8th digit on VIN number...if its a "E" then YES, these are known for timing chain issues, big $$$$

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