what is the schedule for changing the timing chain?
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2003 Mazda B4000
Question: how long does the timing chain last
Answer #1TRANSARTNC.COM May 23, 2009, 09:55Technician
Sorry I misread the question
Answer #2fernando May 23, 2009, 12:38Master
The 4.0L V6 Engine on your B4000 is driven by a Timing Chain not a Timing Belt. Generally there is not scheduled maintenance to replace timing chains unless there is a problem.
There is an article in the Encyclopedia about this:
Answer #3patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, May 25, 2009, 13:25Master
I have not seen problems with the timing chain on this engine if the engine oil and filter are changed regularly.