My 2003 Chev Cavalier needs a new Timing chain. Service has quoted me around $1500 to fix. If I got a tech to fix it privately how long would it take? Do you think it is worth it to fix?

5

Asked by Nov 18, 2014 at 11:43 AM about the 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Cavalier only as 116 000 kms. Just got a new battery last week. Every winter somethings acts up in my car.

2 Answers

58,215

Yes it would be worth it,but if chain come loose,and car is not running because of it,you may want to have a compression test done to rule out head damage before you do it,you may have damage to the head,and chain will not fix it,check before you spend your money on repair.

5

Good idea I will ask about that.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • I need to know if it's worth having my car fixed since the timing chain has broken? 9 answers

    Unfortunately, the current economy has been very tough for me...I need to find a reliable inexpensive mechanic who will allow me to make payments to them for the repair. I live paycheck to paycheck as...

    2005 Chevrolet Cavalier

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • history of timing chain or oil problems for the 2004 model? 30 answers

    My car just died after the timing chain broke off and messed up the engine....Does that sound right? the car has just over 40,000 miles on it. No oil light came on no check engine light came on. Is th...

    2004 Chevrolet Cavalier

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier ...Clutch stuck to floor 3 answers

    I was driving home from work and suddenly my clutch dropped to the floor. It wont come back up, unless you pull it with your hand or foot. Could not change gears. When i took it back home, I noticed m...

    2003 Chevrolet Cavalier

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Need help on how to fix bent valves in the cavalier head 1 answer

    The original problem is the timing chain but now they valves in the head are bent. Conditioning is more work then putting in an entire new engine but I dont have that option . does anyone know how...

    2004 Chevrolet Cavalier

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • CRV Timing Chain? 95 answers

    Is there a problem with the Timing Chain/Belt on the Honda 2005 CRV?

    2005 Honda CR-V

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

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 Ford Focus
1,275 Great Deals out of 58,370 listings starting at $1,300
Used Honda Accord
1,206 Great Deals out of 77,326 listings starting at $700
Used Honda Civic
1,130 Great Deals out of 63,726 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,114 Great Deals out of 78,201 listings starting at $2,495
Used Nissan Altima
1,091 Great Deals out of 85,580 listings starting at $695
Used Toyota Camry
1,434 Great Deals out of 99,709 listings starting at $700
Used Chevrolet S-10
9 Great Deals out of 1,629 listings starting at $2,450
Used Toyota Corolla
1,297 Great Deals out of 67,025 listings starting at $1,595
Used Chevrolet Camaro
665 Great Deals out of 38,931 listings starting at $2,995
Used Chevrolet Impala
920 Great Deals out of 36,054 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Civic Coupe
324 Great Deals out of 16,742 listings starting at $1,500
Used Pontiac Sunfire
459 listings starting at $1,700
Used Honda Odyssey
473 Great Deals out of 27,291 listings starting at $2,295