What P/U Trucks Do not have Timing Belts.

Asked by Jul 19, 2016 at 07:49 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

before I purchase or even look at a P/U truck. I want to be sure it has a timing Chain not a belt..

2 Answers

13,185

Purchase a V8 no worries, anything less is to small for a "real" pickup Then confirm each manufactures V8 design history...Most are outstanding, after 20+ plus years of refinement they get them designed correctly. Stay away from a NEW design year engines make sure its been proven 5 years or more. NO turbo 4 cylinders, or V6's turbos trying to be LARGE... JUNK, for the unknowing! Read up and decided.

52,595

All the full size pickup trucks have timing chains now. I would avoid the Dodge Ram 1500 Eco diesel. Lots of engine failures and a lack of parts to repair them.

Your Answer

Shortcuts

Maintenance & Repair Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    181,860
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    96,050
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    79,710
View All

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.