Does A Honda Accord Have A Timing Belt Or Timing Chain?

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    Honda Accord Timing Overview (All Model Years)

    Over the years Honda Accords have come equipped with both engines that have timing belts as well as engines that have timing chains.

    From model year 2018 and later all Honda Accord engines came equipped with a timing chain.

    From 2003 to 2017 4 cylinder Accord engines came equipped with timing chains while the V6 engines came equipped with timing belts.

    All 2002 and older Accord engines came equipped with timing belts.

    Scroll down for detailed information on your particular model year.

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    Note: Replacement intervals are broad recommendations and can be affected by age, weather conditions, running conditions etc. Check with the owner's manual/ manufacturer/ dealership.

    2020 Honda Accord

    All 2020 Honda Accords have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    L15B7 1.5L 4 Cyl. 192 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime
    K20C4 2.0L 4 Cyl. 252 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime
    LFA1 2.0L 4 Cyl. 181 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2019 Honda Accord

    All 2019 Honda Accords have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    L15B7 1.5L 4 Cyl. 192 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime
    K20C4 2.0L 4 Cyl. 252 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime
    LFA1 2.0L 4 Cyl. 181 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2018 Honda Accord

    All 2018 Honda Accords have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    L15B7 1.5L 4 Cyl. 192 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime
    K20C4 2.0L 4 Cyl. 252 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime
    LFA1 2.0L 4 Cyl. 181 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2017 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2017 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    J35Y2/J35Y3 3.5L V6 278 hptiming beltinterference 60k-90k
    K24W 2.4L 4 Cyl. 185 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2016 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2016 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    J35Y2/J35Y3 3.5L V6 278 hptiming beltinterference 60k-90k
    K24W 2.4L 4 Cyl. 185 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2015 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2015 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    J35Y2/J35Y3 3.5L V6 278 hptiming beltinterference 60k-90k
    K24W 2.4L 4 Cyl. 185 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime
    i-MMD 2.0L 4-Cyl Hybridtiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2014 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2014 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    J35Y2/J35Y3 3.5L V6 278 hptiming beltinterference 60k-90k
    K24W 2.4L 4 Cyl. 185 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime
    i-MMD 2.0L 4-Cyl Hybridtiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2013 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2013 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    J35Y2/J35Y3 3.5L V6 278 hptiming beltinterference 60k-90k
    K24W 2.4L 4 Cyl. 185 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2012 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2012 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    J35Z2/J35Z3 3.5L V6 268 hp / 270 hptiming beltinterference 60k-90k
    K24Z2/K24Z3 2.4L 4 Cyl. 177 hp / 190 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2011 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2011 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    J35Z2/J35Z3 3.5L V6 268 hp / 270 hptiming beltinterference 60k-90k
    K24Z2/K24Z3 2.4L 4 Cyl. 177 hp / 190 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2010 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2010 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    J35Z2/J35Z3 3.5L V6 268 hp / 270 hptiming beltinterference 60k-90k
    K24Z2/K24Z3 2.4L 4 Cyl. 177 hp / 190 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2009 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2009 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    J35Z2/J35Z3 3.5L V6 268 hp / 270 hptiming beltinterference 60k-90k
    K24Z2/K24Z3 2.4L 4 Cyl. 177 hp / 190 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2008 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2008 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    J35Z2/J35Z3 3.5L V6 268 hp / 270 hptiming beltinterference 60k-90k
    K24Z2/K24Z3 2.4L 4 Cyl. 177 hp / 190 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2007 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2007 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    J30A5 3.0L V6 244 hptiming beltinterference 60k
    JNA1 3.0L V6 Hybrid 253 hptiming beltinterference 60k
    K24A8 2.4L 166 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2006 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2006 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    J30A5 3.0L V6 244 hptiming beltinterference 60k
    JNA1 3.0L V6 Hybrid 253 hptiming beltinterference 60k
    K24A8 2.4L 166 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2005 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2005 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    J30A5 3.0L V6 240 hptiming beltinterference 60k severe
    K24A8 2.4L 160 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime
    JNA1 3.0L V6 Hybrid 253 hptiming beltinterference 60k severe

    2004 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2004 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    J30A4 3.0L 240 hptiming beltinterference105k
    K24A4 2.4L 160 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2003 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2003 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    J30A4 3.0L 240 hptiming beltinterference105k
    K24A4 2.4L 160 hptiming chaininterferencelifetime

    2002 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2002 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    F23A5 2.3L 4 Cyl. 135 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    F23A1 2.3L 4 Cyl. 150 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    J30A1 3.0L V6 200 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe

    Note: The 2002 Accord 4 cylinder engines also have a balance shaft belt that needs to be changed at the same interval as the timing belt.

    2001 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2001 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    F23A5 2.3L 4 Cyl. 135 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    F23A1 2.3L 4 Cyl. 150 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    J30A1 3.0L V6 200 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe

    Note: The 2001 Accord 4 cylinder engines also have a balance shaft belt that needs to be changed at the same interval as the timing belt.

    2000 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 2000 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    F23A5 2.3L 4 Cyl. 135 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    F23A1 2.3L 4 Cyl. 150 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    J30A1 3.0L V6 200 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe

    Note: The 2000 Accord 4 cylinder engines also have a balance shaft belt that needs to be changed at the same interval as the timing belt.

    1999 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 1999 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    F23A5 2.3L 4 Cyl. 135 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    F23A1 2.3L 4 Cyl. 150 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    J30A1 3.0L V6 200 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe

    Note: The 1999 Accord 4 cylinder engines also have a balance shaft belt that needs to be changed at the same interval as the timing belt.

    1998 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 1998 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    F23A5 2.3L 4 Cyl. 135 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    F23A1 2.3L 4 Cyl. 150 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    J30A1 3.0L V6 200 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe

    Note: The 1998 Accord 4 cylinder engines also have a balance shaft belt that needs to be changed at the same interval as the timing belt.

    1997 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 1997 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    F22B2 2.2L 4 Cyl. 130 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    F22B1 2.2L 4 Cyl. 145 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    C27A4 2.7L V6 170 hptiming beltinterference105k

    Note: The 1997 Accord 4 cylinder engines also have a balance shaft belt that needs to be changed at the same interval as the timing belt.

    1996 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 1996 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    F22B2 2.2L 4 Cyl. 130 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    F22B1 2.2L 4 Cyl. 145 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    C27A4 2.7L V6 170 hptiming beltinterference105k

    Note: The 1996 Accord 4 cylinder engines also have a balance shaft belt that needs to be changed at the same interval as the timing belt.

    1995 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 1995 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    F22B2 2.2L 4 Cyl. 130 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    F22B1 2.2L 4 Cyl. 145 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    C27A4 2.7L V6 170 hptiming beltinterference105k

    Note: The 1995 Accord 4 cylinder engines also have a balance shaft belt that needs to be changed at the same interval as the timing belt.

    1994 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 1994 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    F22B2 2.2L 4 Cyl. 130 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    F22B1 2.2L 4 Cyl. 145 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    C27A4 2.7L V6 170 hptiming beltinterference105k

    Note: The 1994 Accord 4 cylinder engines also have a balance shaft belt that needs to be changed at the same interval as the timing belt.

    1993 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 1993 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    F22A 2.2L 4 Cyl. 125 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    F22A6 2.2L 4 Cyl. 140 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe

    Note: The 1993 Accord 4 cylinder engines also have a balance shaft belt that needs to be changed at the same interval as the timing belt.

    1992 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 1992 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    F22A 2.2L 4 Cyl. 125 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe
    F22A6 2.2L 4 Cyl. 140 hptiming beltinterference105k Normal, 60k Severe

    Note: The 1992 Accord 4 cylinder engines also have a balance shaft belt that needs to be changed at the same interval as the timing belt.

    1991 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 1991 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    F22A 2.2L 4 Cyl. 125 hptiming beltinterference90k
    F22A4 2.2L 4 Cyl. 130 hptiming beltinterference90k
    F22A6 2.2L 4 Cyl. 140 hptiming beltinterference90k

    Note: The 1991 Accord 4 cylinder engines also have a balance shaft belt that needs to be changed at the same interval as the timing belt.

    1990 Honda Accord

    All 4 cylinder 1990 Honda Accords have a timing chain while the V6 Accords have a timing belt. Both have interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    F22A 2.2L 4 Cyl. 125 hptiming beltinterference90k
    F22A4 2.2L 4 Cyl. 130 hptiming beltinterference90k
    F22A6 2.2L 4 Cyl. 140 hptiming beltinterference90k

    Note: The 1990 Accord 4 cylinder engines also have a balance shaft belt that needs to be changed at the same interval as the timing belt.

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