how can you tell if cavalier has jumped time


Asked by Jan 25, 2014 at 01:24 PM about the 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers


Do a compression test. If you have anything less than 100lbs on each cylinder it has probably jumped. Pull the upper timing belt cover off and see if all the belt is there.


1996 Cavalier 2.2L or 2.4L engines, both have timing chains. What are the symptoms of your car? Which engine do you have, and how many miles are on it?


Goodwrench is correct. no belt.

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