Last post on May 02, 2010 at 3:03 PM
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#8 of 9 2005 Matrix XR - Timing Belt vs. Chain
May 01, 2010 (4:48 am)
From what I've read here, it looks as though this vehicle has a timing chain vs. a belt. does this mean that since I'm at 107K miles I don't need to worry about changing it? Thanks... BIGGSEAL OUT!
#9 of 9 Re: 2005 Matrix XR - Timing Belt vs. Chain [biggseal]
May 02, 2010 (3:03 pm)
If you change your oil regularly the chain itself will in theory last the life of the engine.
In reality the sprockets and chain tensioner typically get noisy ~200-300K miles.