Acura RDX Timing Belt Or Timing Chain (2007 - 2021)

From the model year 2007 to 2021 the Acura RDX has various engines with either a timing belt or a timing chain. However, all of its engines are interference.

Scroll down to see specific data for your model year below.

The timing belt (or chain) maintains the proper synchronization between the various engine components in a combustion engine.

If the belt or chain stretches or breaks, it can lead to catastrophic engine damage.

Timing belts have a recommended replacement interval, while timing chains are generally rated for the engines lifetime, although they need to be inspected occasionally.

Acura RDX Timing Belt Or Chain (2007 - 2021)
Year Engine Belt Or Chain Interference Service Interval
2021 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 272 hp (K20C4) timing chain interference lifetime
2020 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 272 hp (K20C4) timing chain interference lifetime
2019 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 272 hp (K20C4) timing chain interference lifetime
2018 3.5L V6 279 hp (J35Z2) timing belt interference 60k miles
2017 3.5L V6 279 hp (J35Z2) timing belt interference 60k miles
2016 3.5L V6 279 hp (J35Z2) timing belt interference 60k miles
2015 3.5L V6 279 hp (J35Z2) timing belt interference 60k miles
2014 3.5L V6 279 hp (J35Z2) timing belt interference 60k miles
2013 3.5L V6 279 hp (J35Z2) timing belt interference 60k miles
2012 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbo 240 hp (K23A1) timing chain interference lifetime
2011 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbo 240 hp (K23A1) timing chain interference lifetime
2010 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbo 240 hp (K23A1) timing chain interference lifetime
2009 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbo 240 hp (K23A1) timing chain interference lifetime
2008 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbo 240 hp (K23A1) timing chain interference lifetime
2007 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbo 240 hp (K23A1) timing chain interference lifetime

TimingBeltInfo.com is a website designed to quickly find the timing belt (or chain) information for your vehicle.

Understanding the timing system in your vehicle or a possible purchase can save you money and headaches in the long run.

When in doubt, always consult with a professional mechanic.

Also, you can consult the vehicle's owner's manual.