Dodge Caravan Timing Belt Or Chain? (1984 – 2017)

Does A Dodge Caravan Have A Timing Belt (Cambelt) Or A Chain?

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


Dodge Caravan
Model YearEngineBelt / Chain
1984 to 19902.2 L K I4timing belt
2.5 L K I4timing belt
2.5 L Turbo I4 TURBOtiming belt
2.6 L Mitsubishi G54B I4timing chain
3.0 L Mitsubishi 6G72 V6timing belt
3.3 L EGA V6timing chain
1991 to 19952.5 L K I4timing belt
3.0 L Mitsubishi 6G72 V6timing belt
3.3 L EGA V6timing chain
3.8 L EGH V6timing chain
1996 to 20002.4 L EDZ I4 (gasoline)timing belt
2.5 L VM425 I4 (diesel)timing belt
3.0 L 6G72 V6 (gasoline)timing belt
3.3 L EGA V6timing chain
3.8 L EGH V6timing chain
2001 to 20072.4 L EDZ I4timing belt
2.8 L CRD dieseltiming belt
3.0L Mitsubishi 6G72 V6timing belt
3.3 L EGA V6timing chain
3.8 L EGH V6timing chain
2008 to 20172.8 L 176 hp CRDtiming belt
3.3 L 175 hp V6timing chain
3.8 L 197 hp V6timing chain
4.0 L 251 hp V6timing belt
3.6 L Pentastar V6timing chain
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Which models have a belt/chain?


Dodge caravan cars with the chrysler k engines had a timing belt as well as the 3.0L mitsubishi while cars with the 2.6L mitsubishi and 3.3 EGA have a chain. Also cars with the VM425 and EDZ engines have a belt while cars with the pentastar engine have a chain.