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Like to know when some of you had problems with your timing chain. At what kilometers or miles did you needed to replace it.
 

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There's a writeup on the forum here. Just use the search.
 

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It seems to be around the 130,000 km range
 

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It seems to be around the 130,000 km range
I've heard that oil changes should not be more than 8000 km's, some say 5000 with these engines.
 

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If you use a good quality synthetic oil,I can see 8000 or more, depends on your preference. But if you use conventional oil then yes 5000 kms.
Synthetic at 5000 could get expensive.
I do mine about 8000 kms
 

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If you use a good quality synthetic oil,I can see 8000 or more, depends on your preference. But if you use conventional oil then yes 5000 kms.
Synthetic at 5000 could get expensive.
I do mine about 8000 kms
So you are using synthetic.
 

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2006 and 2007 V6 engines timing chain will stretch no matter what, it's a well known issue that was corrected in the 2008 and onwards models.
 

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2006 and 2007 V6 engines timing chain will stretch no matter what, it's a well known issue that was corrected in the 2008 and onwards models.
But I heard that it still a problem, I guess with extended oil changes it definitely is a problem. Correct me if I am wrong but going with the olm is a no no.
 

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Yes I use Castrol titanium full synthetic.
 

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They will stretch over time no matter what. With 3 chains it's bound to happen.
 
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