2001 sl1 saturn 1.9L engine

I own a 2001 SL1 (1.9L)with 120,000 kms. On all other cars that i have owned,the manufactures have always recomended replacing the timing belt every 100,000 kms. Is this true with the SL1 or does it have a timing chain
and when does that have to be replaced. Thanks Ian
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The 2001 SL1 has a timing chain, which shouldn't be changed as a regular maintenance item. It should only ever be replaced after failure or during an overhaul. The Saturn 1.9 engine is freewheeling, meaning that even if the timing chain fails, you will not damage the engine as a result. (ie. bent valves etc)
My 97 SW2 has 300+ kms on it, and the engine is still strong.
You can probably get more Saturn specific info at rec.auto.makers.saturn
Cheers,
Randy.

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This vehicle has timing chain not belt. Check your coolant, oil and add gas then drive...

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