Do I have a cam belt or chain

Asked by Nov 18, 2013 at 09:42 AM about the 1996 BMW Z3 2 Dr 1.9 Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just purchased, at what point do I need to replace the cam belt or chain. I have 100k on
the clock

3 Answers

185

don't worry about the timing 'chain ' no need to replace !

10 out of 10 people think this is helpful.
185

all bmw engine have chains no belt !

5 out of 5 people think this is helpful.
75

BMW's don't have belts, only timing chains. No maintenance needed there!

4 out of 4 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Z3

Looking for a Used Z3 in your area?

CarGurus has 303 nationwide Z3 listings starting at $2,985.

ZIP:

Search BMW Z3 Questions

BMW Z3 Experts

#1 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 270
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 240
#3 Kelly Mayo
Kelly Mayo
Reputation 230
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used BMW 3 Series
1,771 Great Deals out of 40,801 listings starting at $1,250
Used Mazda MX-5 Miata
110 Great Deals out of 4,431 listings starting at $2,300
Used Porsche Boxster
64 Great Deals out of 1,479 listings starting at $4,480
Used BMW M3
78 Great Deals out of 2,162 listings starting at $3,495
Used Chevrolet Corvette
350 Great Deals out of 20,188 listings starting at $3,688
Used Ford Mustang
684 Great Deals out of 38,189 listings starting at $1,750
Used Chevrolet Camaro
643 Great Deals out of 39,207 listings starting at $2,995
Used BMW 5 Series
642 Great Deals out of 17,658 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

1998 BMW Z3 2 Dr 1.9 Convertible For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 21 listings starting at $2,998