My brothers cambelt just went on his old Sierra and it got me a little
scared. I've got 144K on the clock of my 320i and had the car from 79K. No
belt changes AFAIK. Should I get one done or am I worrying too much.
Cant work out if this uses a belt or chain.
I had the drive belts changed last month due to squealing - but not sure
if that was helped along by a messy oil change.
Your E36 uses the M50 motor, this engine has a timing chain, not a belt. In
a perfect world, it's a life item. In a not so perfect world, it'll let you
know when it wants to be changed.
Sorry, I'm in the States, and we don't have the 320, so I am not sure which
motor you have. We get the 325 and the 318 (6- and 4-cylinder,
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