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Hey there all. I've got a 2000 Altima GXE with roughly 110k miles on it. It's very well maintained (Mobil 1 every 3k miles, tranny fluids every 24k, radiator twice a year, brakes, belts, etc...) and it behaves and performs the same, if not better, than when I got it 70k miles ago.

I am not sure if I need a timing belt or chain change. One Nissan dealer told me I have a timing belt and that it had to have been replaced already, yet when I went to another Nissan dealer (and a few other mechanics) they say I have a timing chain and that does not need to be changed for a much longer period of time.

Now I'm confused as hell and wonder if anyone here knows what a 2000 Nissan Altima GXE has inside it? Timing belt or timing chain?
 

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SLICPARTNA said:
from what i read it has a chain
Cool! Would you mind if I asked where you learned this from? I'm hearing more and more it's a chain, but I have yet to find a definitive answer. :(
 

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Definatly a Chain

100% positive. Read profile..
 

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correct, MOST chains last the life of the engine. the engine you have is a ka24de and they ALL had chains, from 93-01.
 
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