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How long should it take for a mechanic to replace a timing chain? I understand the engine must be removed but I am not into over a week.

My car has 100000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. It is very difficult to give you an accurate estimate of how long it takes to replace a timing chain; as there are multiple variables to consider such as damage done to the chain, gears or other internal engine components. However, if the job is being done right, a professional engine mechanic can replace a timing chain and supporting components within 10 hours.

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