How to Change the Timing Chain on a Ford Focus?

Answer The Ford Focus is a compact car that Ford has manufactured since 2000 for the United States. It has either a 2.0-liter or 2.3-liter engine with a double overhead camshaft. Some versions of the Focu... Read More »

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When do you change a ford focus timing belt?

A Ford Focus, starting in 2000, needs its timing belt changed every 120,000 miles, according to Larry Carley of "Engine Builder Magazine." He states a timing belt fails without warning as the belt ... Read More »

How to Change the Timing Belt on a 2001 Ford Focus?

The timing belt on the Ford Focus works with the sprockets on the camshaft and crankshaft. When changing this belt, the sprockets have to be set to their top dead center (TDC) position for the engi... Read More »

Does a Ford Focus 2006 1.6 Zetec have a cam or chain?

A 2006 Ford Focus 1.6 Zetec engine is driven by a cambelt, as opposed to a chain. The recommended time for the belt to be changed is 100,000 miles, or 10 years, whichever comes first.References:Jen... Read More »

How to Replace the Timing Chain on a Ford F-150?

Ford has been producing the Ford F-150 for decades. However, even the F-150's durable engine is not immune to wear and tear. Over time, an engine's timing chain stretches, causing the engine to run... Read More »