timing chain on 2005 cavialar

Asked by Nov 14, 2014 at 03:20 AM about the 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car would not start one day,checked the timing chain,and was very loose,it didnt break,so
i checked the guide,and it was broken,got new chain,and guide,and put them in,but when i
hand crank it ,it always comes up one tooth off,can anyone tell me what i'am doing
wrong.thank you

3 Answers

180

Sounds like they either have you the wrong guide, or they changed the teeth up or made it better they did that to me on a different part. Make sure they gave you the right part

14,725

Hopefully you have the old part so you can check it with the new one to make sure it is an identical match. Where you got it, check to see if there are more than one gear for your vehicle. Chevy is known for changing parts in the middle of a run during the same year, so you need to go by vehicle serial number when ordering some parts.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Did you change the Timing and Crank Gears with the Chain?

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • timing chain on 2005 cavialar 3 answers

    car would not start one day,checked the timing chain,and was very loose,it didnt break,so i checked the guide,and it was broken,got new chain,and guide,and put them in,but when i hand crank it ,it a...

    2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • replaced timing chain on 2005 Cavalier and it still won't start any suggestions? 1 answer

    replace timing chain 2005 Chev Cavalier 2.2 echo-tech motor, it still won't start, it just turns over, any idea

    Chevrolet Cavalier

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Timing chain 3 answers

    How do I set the timing after replacing a timing chain on my 1999 2.2 Chevy Cavalier,

    1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2 Dr STD Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Timing chain 4 answers

    I wanted manually turn the engine over to see if the timing chain is jumped time which direction do I turn it in

    2005 Chevrolet Cavalier LS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2002 Cavalier Timing Chain 2 answers

    Daughters car appears to have dumped the timing chain with only 60K miles on it. It is the "4" engine, not the "F". Getting mixed info on whether or nmot it's an interference engine. Anyone have a str...

    2002 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Cavalier

Looking for a Used Cavalier in your area?

CarGurus has 1,006 nationwide Cavalier listings starting at $695.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

Chevrolet Cavalier Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,960
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,350
#3 mbar1
mbar1
Reputation 1,190
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Cobalt
70 Great Deals out of 3,810 listings starting at $500
Used Honda Civic
844 Great Deals out of 83,684 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,119 Great Deals out of 80,273 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Impala
553 Great Deals out of 35,458 listings starting at $899
Used Honda Accord
1,057 Great Deals out of 66,823 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Focus
832 Great Deals out of 53,825 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota Corolla
956 Great Deals out of 68,723 listings starting at $1,800
Used Ford Mustang
689 Great Deals out of 44,320 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Camry
1,207 Great Deals out of 82,541 listings starting at $750
Used Pontiac Sunfire
339 listings starting at $2,100
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,933 Great Deals out of 182,800 listings starting at $999
Used Dodge Neon
663 listings
Used Volkswagen Jetta
541 Great Deals out of 43,961 listings starting at $800

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.