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    Angry timing chain vectra c 2.2direct

    three of the last 6 start up's the engine has had a nasty nattle which has worried me..i've been on ebay to look for the timing chain kit, the one's i've seen say they are gm boxed..1 is priced at £148.50..the other is priced at £99.95...they both have the same part no 55569838, my local mechanic is checking to see wot part no pentagon vauxhall give..i'm told there is also a second chain(auxiliary) does this need changing as well if so wot price would i expect to pay for it.....car parked up..water pump will be done also...

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    how bad is the rattle is it really loud does it do it when you turn the car off to
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    i thought it was loud, i no the engines are not quiet, but this was 3 or 4 times louder than normal, the rattle went on for about 5 mins until the engine warmed up and no it did'nt rattle when i turned the engine off....it's done 43000mls..

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    weired its not the chain its the tensioner that goes mate
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    the mechanic i use just happen to have a 2.2 engine in his yard that had snapped the chain only last week wot a mess.....only done 40 odd thou...

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    yes mate change both mine jumped at 50k very common

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    dont buy a kit from ebay go to a dealer and buy a genuine kit ..! micky mouse from ebay is not wise ....

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    my mate who is a tec at vaux say that the kits on ebay are old stock, kit from vaux now have better tensioner

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    does anybody have idea wot price they are from vx......

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    oh and wot about this second belt.....would you change this as well...

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