BMW X3 Timing Belt Or Timing Chain (2004 - 2023)

All BMW X3 engines have timing chains from the model years 2004 to 2023. All BMW X3 engines from 2004 to 2023 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.

BMW X3 Timing Belt Or Chain (2004 - 2023)
Year Engine Belt Or Chain Interference Service Interval
2023 3.0L Straight 6 Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2023 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2022 3.0L Straight 6 Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2022 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2021 3.0L Straight 6 Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2021 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2021 2.0L 4 Cyl. Hybrid Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2020 3.0L Straight 6 Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2020 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2020 2.0L 4 Cyl. Hybrid Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2019 3.0L Straight 6 Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2019 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2018 3.0L Straight 6 Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2018 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2017 3.0L Straight 6 Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2017 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2017 2.0L 4 Cyl. Diesel Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2016 3.0L Straight 6 Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2016 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2016 2.0L 4 Cyl. Diesel Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2015 3.0L Straight 6 Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2015 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2015 2.0L 4 Cyl. Diesel Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2014 3.0L Straight 6 Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2014 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2013 3.0L Straight 6 Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2013 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2012 3.0L Straight 6 Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2012 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2011 3.0L Straight 6 Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2011 3.0L Straight 6 timing chain interference lifetime
2010 3.0L Straight 6 timing chain interference lifetime
2009 3.0L Straight 6 timing chain interference lifetime
2008 3.0L Straight 6 timing chain interference lifetime
2007 3.0L Straight 6 timing chain interference lifetime
2006 3.0L Straight 6 timing chain interference lifetime
2005 3.0L Straight 6 timing chain interference lifetime
2005 2.5L Straight 6 timing chain interference lifetime
2004 3.0L Straight 6 timing chain interference lifetime
2004 2.5L Straight 6 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.