Timing Chain/Belt


Asked by Apr 01, 2017 at 03:27 PM about the 2011 Hyundai Elantra GLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi guys!

I have a 2011 Hyundai Elantra with 140K
miles. Runs like champ and always has.
However, I like to stay on top of my
maintence. Therefore, I've realized that I've
never paid any attention to my timing

I called Hyundai and asked them when the
normal mileage is to change the chain on
my model and they said that Hyundai uses
an "internally lubricated [something]" and
that it was never meant to be replaced.

My question is, should I believe them? The
guy sounded honest and this is a dealer
I've gone to for 5 years now.

3 Answers


The 1.8L engine has a timing chain. The 2.0L engine has a timing belt.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

As an owner of a 2016 elantra 2000 motor I would like to know if my car has a can belt or chain I hope I can get the right awswer.


Timing chain for the guy above. Straight from Hyundai ----- http://www.hyundaiproductinformation.com/vehicles/16_vehicles/16_ gt/gt_featureslist_mech.asp

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