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'94 Nissan Altima rattles

My car recently started to sound like a diseal engine. So my step dad took a look and found that the timing chains slap guard was completely broken, and so he fixed it. But the problem persists so even though it was broken it wasnt the cause of the sound. The rattle sounds like its coming from somewhere the timing chain but it could be something else. Help please.

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Hi there,
you will need new upper timing chain and sprockets. Common problem on altima your year. Nissan has TSB for it. First they had us remove the upper timing chain guide, but after that, they had us replace all top chain components.

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