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Does a 2001 Buick Century have a timing belt or chain?

I am trying to find out if a Buick Century 2001 has a timing belt or timing chain?
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Should I replace my timing components when I replace the water pump? [duplicate]

I have to replace the water pump on my 98 Mazda 626 2L and would like to know how I can evaluate if I need to replace the timing components as well? I know the conventional wisdom is to do the ...
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1995 4.3 Vortec w/balance shaft timing chain

I replaced the timing chain because of what I thought was excessive play. The new aftermarket one seems to have as much play in it as the other one. Is this the correct chain? Or is this a normal deal?...
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Timing Sprocket Marks Disagree with Distributor for TDC

I am in the middle of replacing my 1998 Dodge Dakota 39. V6's timing set. According to the manual and everywhere online, the camshaft sprocket dot should be at the bottom and the crankshaft ...
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What Do I Use for a Thrust Plate After Double Roller Timing Chain Swap

History/Background of This Engine The Magnum 3.9 V6 was introduced in 1992. In 1997, a TSB was issued to fix excessive timing chain noise. The fix was to remove the cam thrust plate and chain oil ...
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When to Use a Timing Set with a Needle Thrust Bearing?

I need to replace the timing chain on my 98 Dodge Dakota 3.9L. When looking at timing chain sets, there are about three different price points: $60, $170, $250. In the $170 and $250 sets, a needle ...