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post #1 of 3 Old 08-16-2014, 12:19 AM Thread Starter
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jeep patriot help

2008 jeep patriot 2.4 is it timing belt or chain and is it a interferance engine?also mine has 170k on it it runs good has noise in top end of motor ive run the **** out it doesnt get louder its not a rod or main i wonder if it could have a collapsed or weak lifter?any help please?

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post #2 of 3 Old 08-17-2014, 12:54 AM Thread Starter
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i pulled my valve cover this evening i found lifters working well but have timing chain slack so i assume thats my noise anyone know how hard it is to change it?anyone got a diagram on how it times and is it a interferance engine?
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post #3 of 3 Old 08-17-2014, 11:57 AM
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There seems to be very few "motorheads" in this forum. You might do better to do a wider google search and hope that the Caliber guys actually work on their own stuff. I only have 7K on mine so I have no experience with it yet.

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