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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Kia
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Experience:  ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 17 years dealership experience
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Was told timing chain was bad, just got front cover off and

Customer Question

Was told timing chain was bad
JA: How many miles on the car? How responsive has your car been lately?
Customer: just got front cover off and every thing looks ok
JA: What is the model/year of your Kia?
Customer: Won't go over 20 mph. approx. 100,000 mi
JA: What year is your Kia?
Customer: 2008 Sorrento lx 3.3L V-6
JA: Are you fixing your LX yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Am trying to fix myself, was told by a mechanic the timing chain was bad.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Every thing looks in place but I don,t know
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Ivan Alvarez replied 11 months ago.

Is the check engine light on?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Expert:  Ivan Alvarez replied 11 months ago.

What codes do you have?

Expert:  Ivan Alvarez replied 11 months ago.

Do you still need help with your Kia?

Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 11 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

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