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  1. V6 timing chain replacement- how bad is this?

    4.3 Mechanical
    Hi everyone. I've traveled over 230K miles with my beloved 2007 Rav4 Limited, and yesterday the timing chain snapped (or jumped the sprocket) when I started her up in the driveway. How bad is this? My mechanic said he wouldn't even want to do the job. I can't find any tutorials on YouTube...
  2. VVTI cam gear cold startup rattle harmful?

    4.3 Mechanical
    This is an update to this post I made a couple of weeks ago. It's had a ton of reads, but no responses. I think that is probably due to the way I asked the question. I am re-posting here with an update as to what I have...