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

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    Subaru Outback Timing Overview (All Model Years)

    All Subaru Outbacks from 2010 to 2021 have timing chains. From 2000 to 2009 the 4 cylinder Outbacks had timing belts while the V6's had timing chains. All Outback engines are interference.

    Model Years Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Kits For Purchase
    Subaru Outback 2010-2021 all timing chain interference Amazon
    2000 - 2009 4 Cylinder timing belt interference Amazon
    2001 - 2009 4V6 timing chain interference Amazon

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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.

    2021 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2021 Subaru Outbacks have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 182 hp (FB25 DI H4) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.4L 4 Cyl. Turbo 260hp (FA24) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2020 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2020 Subaru Outbacks have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 182 hp (FB25 DI H4) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.4L 4 Cyl. Turbo 260hp (FA24) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2019 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2019 Subaru Outbacks have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 182 hp (H4) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.6L (H6) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2018 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2018 Subaru Outbacks have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 170 hp (FB25 H4) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.6L (H6) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2017 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2017 Subaru Outbacks have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 170 hp (FB25 H4) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.6L (H6) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2016 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2016 Subaru Outbacks have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 170 hp (FB25 H4) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.6L (H6) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2015 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2015 Subaru Outbacks have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 170 hp DOHC (FB25 H4) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.6L (H6) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2014 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2014 Subaru Outbacks have timing chains and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 170 hp (FB25 H4) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.6L (H6) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2013 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2013 Subaru Outback is a interference engine and has a timing chain.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 170 hp (FB25 H4) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 224 hp (EJ25 H4) timing chain interference 105k Amazon
    3.6L (H6) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2012 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2012 Subaru Outback has an interference engine and the 2.5L has a timing belt while the 3.6L has a timing chain depending on the model.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 170 hp (FB25 H4) timing belt interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 224 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    3.6L (H6) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2011 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2011 Subaru Outback has an interference engine and the 2.5L has a timing belt while the 3.6L has a timing chain depending on the model.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 170 hp (FB25 H4) timing belt interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 224 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    3.6L (H6) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2010 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2010 Subaru Outback has an interference engine and the 2.5L has a timing belt while the 3.6L has a timing chain depending on the model.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 170 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 224 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    3.6L (H6) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2009 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2009 Subaru Outback has an interference engine and the 2.5L has a timing belt while the 3.6L has a timing chain depending on the model.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 170 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 224 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    3.6L (H6) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2008 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2008 Subaru Outback has an interference engine and the 2.5L has a timing belt while the 3.6L has a timing chain depending on the model.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 170 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 224 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    3.6L (H6) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2007 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2007 Subaru Outbacks have timing belts and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 170 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 224 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2006 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2006 Subaru Outbacks have timing belts and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 170 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 224 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2005 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2005 Subaru Outbacks have timing belts and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 170 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 224 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2004 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2004 Subaru Outbacks have timing belts and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 170 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 224 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2003 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2003 Subaru Outbacks have timing belts and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 170 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 224 hp (EJ25 H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2002 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2002 Subaru Outbacks have timing belts and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 165 hp (EJ25D H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2001 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2001 Subaru Outbacks have timing belts and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 165 hp (EJ25D H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    2000 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2000 Subaru Outbacks have timing belts and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 165 hp (EJ25D H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    1999 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1999 Subaru Outbacks have timing belts and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 165 hp (EJ25D H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon

    1998 Subaru Outback - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1998 Subaru Outbacks have timing belts and are interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 165 hp (EJ25D H4) timing belt interference 105k Amazon

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