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Hear rattling noise on start up. Took to dealer and was told it was timing chain. It was not. Now being told it is the left cam gear. Do I need to set engine on top dead center before I take of the chains.

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

It's coming from the rear left side of the engine.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Nissan?

04 murano

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Murano yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Yes, I have the cover off , and is now try to get top dead center before I take off chains. Can I get top dead center without checking plug no# ***** I having the worst time getting to plug 1

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