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Old 20th March 2017
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Originally Posted by messiguy01 View Post
Did you deduce the chain noise? I and another 9-5 owner both have this intermittent rattle when engine is at temp. Not looking to pull motor for new chains and guides but definitely don't want something catastrophic to happen.
Not 100% sure on my cause. The accessory belt idler needs replacing, it has a lot of play. The balance shaft chain idler also had a little play. Chain itself looked ok, and the timing stuff all looks fine. I'm guessing it's just a combination of the above in my case.
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