timing belt

Asked by Nov 27, 2016 at 04:01 AM about the 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2004 cavalier I drove home from
work later that day went out to go to store
and it wouldn't start. I was told it was the
timing belt and I would have to change the
motor cause it bent the valves. Is that true?

1 Answer

56,575

You have a timing chain. Not a belt. Do a compression test. If all cylinders test very low or zero it's jumped timing. HTH. -Jim

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Timing chain or belt 1 answer

    Is it a timing chain or belt and is it a interference motor?

    1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • When to change timing belt/chain?? 2 answers

    when to change timing belt or chain for a 1998 chevy cavlier convertible....i have 92,000 miles & i bought it used when its 89,000 miles thanks

    1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 Convertible

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • How much to replace the timing belt on a 97 caviler? 4 answers

    I am looking at getting a car and this one is pretty cheap but it needs a timing belt. I have no clue what that is or what it does but I would like to know. Thanks so much! Rebekah

    1997 Chevrolet Cavalier

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Belts on a 1999 chevy cavalier 2 answers

    My '99 cavalier was making noise thought it was a lifter but turns out it was the water pump pulley lose or ? Anyway I figured it pinched the belts and broke the serpintine belt lost it on hwy and ...

    1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 4 Dr LS Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Does the 2000 Cavalier have a Timing Belt or Chain? 11 answers

    My daughter just bought a 2000 Cavalier Coupe with 59,000 miles on it. I was wondering about the timing belt and was told by the used car dealer that the 2000 Cavalier has a Timing Chain. Is this tru...

    2000 Chevrolet Cavalier

    -

    General

Search Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

Chevrolet Cavalier Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,700
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,240
#3 mbar1
mbar1
Reputation 1,060
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Cobalt
90 Great Deals out of 4,956 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Focus
1,255 Great Deals out of 58,949 listings starting at $1,395
Used Honda Accord
1,200 Great Deals out of 78,037 listings starting at $969
Used Honda Civic
1,142 Great Deals out of 65,143 listings starting at $1,195
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,118 Great Deals out of 79,185 listings starting at $2,495
Used Nissan Altima
1,128 Great Deals out of 85,762 listings starting at $695
Used Toyota Camry
1,482 Great Deals out of 100,773 listings starting at $700
Used Chevrolet S-10
10 Great Deals out of 1,626 listings starting at $2,450
Used Toyota Corolla
1,335 Great Deals out of 68,321 listings starting at $1,399
Used Chevrolet Impala
917 Great Deals out of 36,379 listings starting at $1,800
Used Honda Civic Coupe
331 Great Deals out of 17,032 listings starting at $900
Used Pontiac Sunfire
466 listings starting at $1,700
Used Honda Odyssey
481 Great Deals out of 27,732 listings starting at $1,900

Used Cars For Sale

2002 Chevrolet Cavalier For Sale
216 listings starting at $2,495
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier For Sale
149 listings starting at $1,995