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2010 kia forte

Can someone tell me if this vehicle has a timing chain or timing belt? What is the recommending time to change it.

A quick check of Gates shows no timing belt application. I also looked for timing chains in replacement parts and found none. The 2.0 and 2.4 engines must have a timing gear set. These sets like timing chains do not require a periodic replacement. Check your owners manual just to be sure. I am not familiar with Kia at all.

Check your maintenance schedule. If your maintenance schedule shows a replacement interval for the timing belt, you have a timing belt. If there is no replacement interval, you do not have a timing belt.