does this vehicle have a timimg belt or a chain? on 2008 Nissan Pathfinder

WHAT IS THE LIFE OF A TIMING BELT AND THE COST TO REPLACE? ALSO WHAT IS THE LIFE OF A CHAIN AND THE COST TO REPLACE?

by in Chattanooga, TN on March 16, 2014
2 answers 3 comments
ANSWER by on March 16, 2014
It's a timing chain-----yes it will last long if you maintain your engine
COMMENT by on March 16, 2014
THANKS FOR YOUR HELP. SO THE PATHFINDER HAS A TIMING CHAIN AND NOT A TIMING BELT. DO YOU HAVE A GUESS HOW MANY MILES THIS IS GOOD FOR?
ANSWER by on March 16, 2014
4.0l or 5.6l both have timing chains. 3 to be exact.1 primary and 2 camshaft chaines. With Nissan"s in particular if oil changes aren't done at proper intervals and wrong viscosity the primary chain tensioner goes bad causing excessive chain slack. Very costly. Depending on shop labor $800-$1000. Parts $300-$400
COMMENT by on March 16, 2014
THANKS FOR YOUR HELP. SO THE PATHFINDER V8 HAS TIMING CHAINS AND NO TIMING BELS. DO YOU HAVE A GUESS HOW MANY MILES THIS IS GOOD FOR?
COMMENT by on March 16, 2014
Well over 200,000 provided you change your oil every 3000 miles with conventional oil 5000 miles with fully synthetic oil.