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Old 05-05-2000, 10:50 PM
Benzmac Benzmac is offline
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Take off the oil cap. Look in with a light. If it is light gold in color you are OK. It it is black/brown, be scared. Timing chains are coming out of these when neglected. Also have the service checked to be sure it is up to date.

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