I heard that there is a problem with timing "chains" prematurely wearing out. Feedback?

Asked by Jan 10, 2016 at 09:04 AM about the 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just wondering how prevalent this problem is.

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keep the oil clean..also add some lucas oil additive to it..

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I have an 01 and a 11 and haven't heard anything about it. I do agree with Kelly about the Lucas Oil additives though. I have been using them for years in all my vehicles. They make great products. Check out the oil additive display at and auto-parts supply counter, it is amazing.

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