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  1. Anyone have an idea what this engine noise is?

    Problems & Issues
    Element has 250k on it. It’s been properly maintained. Recently replaced the serpentine belt and tensioner. Flushed the transmission. Changed the oil. New struts. New battery. Etc. It’s hard to pinpoint exactly. I’m guessing timing chain? Or timing chain tensioner? Any advice is much appreciated!
  2. 148000 mi...chain, valve cover and valve adj?

    Maintenance and Service
    My first time here...I read many good advisement's, so please help figure out some repair priorities. My 2005 no frills 2WD with 149K has got a leaky valve cover and my mechanic said I should replace the gasket. While he's there should I also... replace the timing chain and tension-er, (the...
  3. Timing Belt or Chain?

    Maintenance and Service
    As many of you know Honda has started using timing chains on their engines instead of timing belts. I am not sure why they are doing this, they have used timing belts for the past twenty years. Also new on Honda's is the engines have been turned around and the transmission is on the other side...