Nissan Frontier / Navara Timing Belt Or Chain? (1997 – 2017)

Does A Nissan Frontier / Navara Have A Timing Belt (Cambelt) Or A Chain?

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


Nissan Frontier / Navara
Model YearEngineBelt / Chain
1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 (First gen, D22)3.0L V6timing belt
3.3L VG33E V6timing belt
3.3L VG33ER V6 superchargedtiming belt
2.4L KA24E I4timing chain
2.4L KA24DE I4timing chain
2.5L YD25DDTi (133 PS) I4timing chain
2.7L TD27Ti I4 Dieselgear driven
2.7L TD27ETi I4 Dieselgear driven
2.7L TD273 I4 Dieselgear driven
3.0L ZD30DDT I4 Dieseltiming chain
3.2L QD323 I4 Dieselgear driven
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 20152.5 I4 QR25DEtiming chain
4.0 V6 VQ40DEtiming chain
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (Third gen, D23)2.5 L QR25DE I4 (gasoline)timing chain
2.3L YS23 DCItiming chain
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