Renault Clio Timing Belt Or Chain ? (1990 – 2017)

Does A Renault Clio Have A Timing Belt (Cambelt) Or A Chain?

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


Renault Clio
Model YearEngineBelt / Chain
1990 - 19981,149 cc D7F I4timing belt
1,171 cc E5F/E7Ftiming belt
1,390 cc E6J/E7Jtiming belt
1,565 cc C2Ltiming chain
1,721 cc F2Ntiming belt
1,764 cc F7Ptiming belt
1,794 cc F3Ptiming belt
1,998 cc F7Rtiming belt
1,870 cc F8Q I4 (diesel)timing belt
1998 - 20051.0 L D7D/D4Dtiming belt
1.2 L D7F/D4Ftiming belt
1.4 L K7J/K4Jtiming belt
1.6 L K7M/K4Mtiming belt
2.0 L F4Rtiming belt
3.0 L L7X V6timing belt
1.5 L K9K (diesel)timing belt
1.9 L F9Qtiming belt
2005 - 20141.2 L D4F/D4FTtiming belt
1.4 L K4Jtiming belt
1.6 L K4Mtiming belt
2.0 L M4Rtiming chain
2.0L F4Rtiming belt
1.5 L K9Ktiming belt
2012 - 20170.9 L H4Bt turbo I3timing chain
1.2 L D4F I4timing belt
1.2 L H5Ft turbotiming chain
1.5 L dieseltiming belt

Which models have a belt/chain?


1990 - 1998

For this period, only Clio cars with the 1.5 C2L engine have a chain and the rest have a belt.

1998 - 2005:

All Clio cars in this year range have a timing belt.

2005 - 2017:

Clio cars with the M4R engine and the H5Ft and H4Bt engines have a timing chain and the rest have a belt.


Renault Clio