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I have a 2004 buick rainier that developed a rough idle and

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I have a 2004 buick rainier that developed a rough idle and p0016 i changed the oil cam posistion sensor and vvt solenoid
JA: Is the rough idle intermittent or consistent?
Customer: Consistent
JA: Are you fixing your Rainier yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I am i am a semi skilled mechacanic work for honda tje past 3 years and toyota 3 years b4.... i replaced the cam posistion sensor and vvt solenoid all data say the next step would be to check timing
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Thats it
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  john replied 9 months ago.

did you check the chain? is it loose?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I havent gotten that far yet
Expert:  john replied 9 months ago.

thats the next step its either a stretched chain or a guide thats worn or broken

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Not worth the money already gave me information i knew
Expert:  john replied 9 months ago.

how many miles? what scan tool are you using?