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|3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.|
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Originally Posted by 87325es
How often should the timing belt be changed on a 1994 318i?
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Originally Posted by Brian325i
. I ended up changing my belt at around 100k miles when I changed out my faulty water pump just because I had to take the belt fan off anyways. Plus...they were 100k miles old and looked dirty and aged...
Originally Posted by joshsanders82
I think you are talking about your drive belt. All e36's have TIMING CHAINS that go on the cams and crank. they should not need replacing unless they break.
Originally Posted by jllphan
indeed, your speaking of the aux belts that drives your waterpump, a/c, alternator, etc. they should be changed every 60K or upon inspection. timing CHAIN is lifetime.
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