Nissan Xterra Timing Belt Or Timing Chain (2000 - 2015)

From the model year 2000 to 2015 the Nissan Xterra 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.

Nissan Xterra Timing Belt Or Chain (2000 - 2015)
YearEngineBelt Or ChainInterferenceService Interval
20154.0L V6 265 hp (VQ40DE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20144.0L V6 265 hp (VQ40DE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20134.0L V6 265 hp (VQ40DE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20124.0L V6 265 hp (VQ40DE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20114.0L V6 265 hp (VQ40DE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20104.0L V6 265 hp (VQ40DE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20094.0L V6 265 hp (VQ40DE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20084.0L V6 265 hp (VQ40DE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20074.0L V6 265 hp (VQ40DE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20064.0L V6 265 hp (VQ40DE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20054.0L V6 265 hp (VQ40DE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20042.4L 4 Cyl. 143 hp (KA24DE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20043.3L V6 180 hp (VG33E)timing beltinterference105k miles
20043.3L V6 supercharged 210 hp (VG33ER)timing beltinterference105k miles
20032.4L 4 Cyl. 143 hp (KA24DE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20033.3L V6 180 hp (VG33E)timing beltinterference105k miles
20033.3L V6 supercharged 210 hp (VG33ER)timing beltinterference105k miles
20022.4L 4 Cyl. 143 hp (KA24DE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20023.3L V6 180 hp (VG33E)timing beltinterference105k miles
20023.3L V6 supercharged 210 hp (VG33ER)timing beltinterference105k miles
20012.4L 4 Cyl. 143 hp (KA24DE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20013.3L V6 170 hp (VG33E)timing beltinterference105k miles
20002.4L 4 Cyl. 143 hp (KA24DE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
20003.3L V6 170 hp (VG33E)timing beltinterference105k miles

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.