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2007 Accord with 2.4 timing chain

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Old 12-21-2015, 07:08 PM
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Default 2007 Accord with 2.4 timing chain

My Daughter just bought an 07 Accord with a 2.4, I believe the engine model is K24A8. I believe this engine has a timing chain and not a belt, correct? I was wondering what the service life is on the timing chain, how often it should be changed?

What problem areas should I look for on this car? So far, it looks like it's in pretty good shape.
 
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Old 12-21-2015, 09:21 PM
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Timing chain should be good for the life of the vehicle; errr, unless it has been run without any oil, that has been known to damage timing chains.
 
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Old 12-21-2015, 10:53 PM
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Thanks, that's the answer I was looking for, I just wanted to make sure it didn't need normal replacing like the belt.
 
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Old 01-04-2016, 03:32 PM
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There is something about checking the amount of extension in the chain-tensioner. But I don't remember the details.
 
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