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

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185

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

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185

all bmw engine have chains no belt !

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75

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

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