Do you have a minute to answer an electric vehicle survey? Start the survey | No thanks

When does the timing chain in my van-based motorhome need replaced?

I own a 2010 motorhome based on a Peugeot Boxer, with nearly 20,000 miles on the clock. Could you tell me whether it has a cam belt or chain fitted? In addition, please advise me as to when it should be replaced.

Asked on 6 November 2017 by Jaime

Answered by Dan Powell
I'm pretty sure all of the 2.2-litre HDi engines in the 2010 Boxer use timing chains. And as long as it's serviced regularly - every 12 months or 10,000 miles, whichever comes first - the chain should last the life of the van.
Similar questions
I have a motorhome on a Peugeot Boxer van chassis. The problem is when accelerating it jumps out of fifth gear. Is this an easy fix or will the gearbox need changing?
I am contemplating buying a new Volkswagen Grand California, which after adding extras will probably set me back over £90,000. With the end of petrol and diesel vehicle sales coming in less than 10 years...
I have seen a very nice 2011 Peugeot Boxer diesel motorhome for sale with very few miles on the clock. It appears to be immaculate but I wonder if the low mileage will be a problem as I also will only...
Related models
Peugeot's equivalent of the Fiat Ducato and Citroen Relay, strong 2.2-litre diesel engines, 100,000 mile warranty as standard.
 

Value my van