Volvo XC90 Timing Belt Or Timing Chain (2004 - 2021)

From the model year 2004 to 2021, the Volvo XC90 has various engines with either a timing belt or a timing chain. It also has both interference and non-interference engines.

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.

Volvo XC90 Timing Belt Or Chain (2004 - 2021)
Year Engine Belt Or Chain Interference Service Interval
2021 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 90k miles
2020 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 90k miles
2019 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 90k miles
2018 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 90k miles
2017 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 90k miles
2016 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 90k miles
2015 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 90k miles
2014 3.2L Straight 6 timing chain interference lifetime
2013 3.2L Straight 6 timing chain interference lifetime
2012 3.2L Straight 6 timing chain interference lifetime
2011 3.2L Straight 6 timing chain interference lifetime
2011 4.4L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2010 3.2L Straight 6 timing chain interference lifetime
2010 4.4L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2009 3.2L Straight 6 timing chain interference lifetime
2009 4.4L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2008 3.2L Straight 6 timing chain interference lifetime
2008 4.4L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2007 3.2L Straight 6 timing chain interference lifetime
2007 4.4L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2006 2.5L Turbocharged Straight 5 timing belt non-interference 105k miles
2006 4.4L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2005 2.5L Turbocharged Straight 5 timing belt non-interference 105k miles
2005 2.9L Turbocharged Straight 6 timing belt non-interference 120k miles
2005 4.4L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2004 2.5L Turbocharged Straight 5 timing belt non-interference 105k miles
2004 2.9L Turbocharged Straight 6 timing belt non-interference 120k 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.