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2009 Pontiac Vibe timing chain or belt?

does my car have a timing chain or timing belt?

Owners manual will tell you if belt, and the recommended change time/distance. If no mention in OM, it’s a chain.

You could also enter your car’s data at a site like and see what timing components your engine has.

Both of the engines available, 1.8 L and 2.4 L have a timing chain.


definitely a chain