Does A Subaru Legacy Have A Timing Belt Or Timing Chain?

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    Subaru Legacy Timing Overview (All Model Years)

    Over the years the Subaru Legacy has had engines with both timing chains and timing belts as well as being both interference or non-interference.

    From 2015 to 2021 all Subaru Legacy's have a timing chain and are interference.

    From 1998 to 2014 the 2.5L engine had a timing belt and was interference.

    From 1990 to 1999 the 2.2L engine had a timing belt and was a non-interference engine.

    From 1996 to 1997 the 2.5L engine had a timing belt and was a non-interference engine.

    Model Years Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Kits For Purchase
    Subaru Legacy 2015 to 2021 2.4L, 2.5L, 3.6L timing chain interference Amazon
    1998 to 2014 2.5L timing belt interference Amazon
    1990 to 1999 2.2L timing belt non-interference Amazon
    1996 to 1997 2.5L timing belt non-interference Amazon

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    2021 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2021 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.4L Boxer 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2020 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2020 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.4L Boxer 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2019 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2019 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.6L Boxer 6 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2018 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2018 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.6L Boxer 6 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2017 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2017 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.6L Boxer 6 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2016 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2016 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.6L Boxer 6 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2015 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2015 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.6L Boxer 6 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2014 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2014 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2013 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2013 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2012 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2012 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2011 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2011 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2010 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2010 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2009 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2009 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2008 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2008 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2007 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2007 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2006 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2006 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2005 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2005 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2004 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2004 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2003 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2003 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2002 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2002 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2001 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2001 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2000 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2000 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt. The 2.2L is non-interference while the 2.5L is interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    1999 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1999 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt. The 2.2L is non-interference while the 2.5L is interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.2L Boxer 4 Cyl timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    1998 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1998 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt. The 2.2L is non-interference while the 2.5L is interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.2L Boxer 4 Cyl timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    1997 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1997 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are non-interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.2L Boxer 4 Cyl timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon

    1996 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1996 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are non-interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.2L Boxer 4 Cyl timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    2.5L Boxer 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon

    1995 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1995 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are non-interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.2L Boxer 4 Cyl timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon

    1994 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1994 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are non-interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.2L Boxer 4 Cyl timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    2.2L Boxer 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon

    1993 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1993 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are non-interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.2L Boxer 4 Cyl timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    2.2L Boxer 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon

    1992 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1992 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are non-interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.2L Boxer 4 Cyl timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    2.2L Boxer 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon

    1991 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1991 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are non-interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.2L Boxer 4 Cyl timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    2.2L Boxer 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
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    1990 Subaru Legacy - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1990 Subaru Legacy engines have a timing belt and are non-interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.2L Boxer 4 Cyl timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon

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