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2001 sebring 50000miles 2.7engine has what sounds 2me like a rod bearing , dealer says its a timing chain, i think they are wrong!

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2.7's are a problem motor. You must change oil every 3000 miles or you will have problems due to the tiny oil passages in the heads. They will give cam bearing trouble.

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