Timing chain warning or alert on dashboard

Asked by chinexx2k1981 Feb 18, 2020 at 02:13 PM about the 2008 Nissan Sentra

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

will a nissan sentra 2008 give me a code or light on my dashboard screen if i
need to change the timing chain

4 Answers


No, there's no such thing. By the time u get some type of warning caused by a bad timing chain, it will be too late.


To maximize timing chain life, it is very critical to do oil change on time.


It is possible you could get a code related to the cam timing being off but there is no "sensor" for the cam chain.


Good lord I love you F_O_R, there is no timing chain sensor but a cam sensor. However they do regularly need tensioner replacement.

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