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TO REPLACE TIMING CHAIN YOU NEED EITHER HAYNES REPAIR MANUAL OR CHILTON REPAIR TO SEE PHOTOS OF TIMING MARKS ON TIMING CHAINS SPROCKETS AND CRANKSHAFT TIMING GEAR AND TIMING MARKS ON TIMING GEAR COVER NEAR CRANKSHAFT PULLEY.

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SOURCE: How To Set Timing On A 1999 Oldsmobile Alero

you need a haynes manuals because you got 3 types of engines. you got 3.4 3.1 2.4 engines. you got to different procedures.you got to remove a lots of things to get to timing chain. drain coolant remove alternator + bracket power steering a side air condtioning compressor aside water pump come off. harmonic balancer . then you need a engine lift support engine you got to remove top engine mount. you need a manual .because the 2.4 and the 3.1 3.4 timing marking on cam sprockets is different. also crank sprocket.

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YEP THE 2.4 ENGINE YOU HAVE TO REMOVE TIMING CHAIN TENSIONER AND TIMING CHAIN.THIS JOB NOT EASY OR HARD BUT IF YOU NEVER DONE ANY KIND AUTO MECHANIC WORK BEFORE JOB WILL BE HARD.IF YOU WANT TO TRY IT.BUY A HAYNES REPAIR MANUAL READ THROUGH IT.THAT WAY YOU KNOW WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO TO REMOVE AND REPLACE WATER PUMP.

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SOURCE: 1999 olds alero timing chain

I would not buy that vehicle unless he can prove there is no internal damage to the engine. The repairs on it could exceed the value of the car....

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it can be done, it is just tight

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Never heard of having to remove the motor to replace the timing chain guides on any vehicle if someone is telling you this be carefull.

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