Cadillac CTS Timing Belt Or Chain ? (2003 – 2017)

Does A Cadillac CTS Have A Timing Belt (Cambelt) Or A Chain?

Here is a list of timing belts and timing chains for a Cadillac CTS. Reference the model year with the corresponding engine to see if your car has a belt or a chain.


Cadillac CTS
Model YearEngineBelt / Chain
2003 - 2007 (first generation)2.6 L LY9 V6timing belt
2.8 L LP1 V6timing chain
3.2 L LA3 V6timing belt
3.6 L LY7 V6 timing chain
5.7 L LS6 V8 timing chain
6.0 L LS2 V8 timing chain
2008 - 2013 (second generation)3.0 L LF1 V6 timing chain
3.0 L LFW V6timing chain
3.6 L LY7 V6timing chain
3.6 L LLT V6 timing chain
3.6 L LFX V6timing chain
6.2 L LSA V8timing chain
2014 - 2017 (third generation)2.0 L LTG Ecotec I4 (turbocharged )timing chain
3.6 L LFX V6timing chain
3.6 L LGX V6 timing chain
3.6 L LF3 V6 (Twin-turbocharged gasoline)timing chain
6.2 L LT4 V8timing chain
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Which models have a belt/chain?


2003 - 2007:

From 2003 to 2007 Cadillac CTS cars with the LY9 and LA3 engines have a timing belt while the LP1, LY7, LS6 and LS2 engines are chain driven.

2008 - 2017:

From 2008 to 2017 all Cadillac CTS cars have a timing chain.