When should a Cambelt be changed on a Ford Focus?
When to Change a Ford Cambelt
|Ford B-Max Cambelt Change||Every 150,000 miles or 10 years|
|Ford Focus Cambelt Change||Every 144,000 miles or 10 years|
|Ford Focus RS Cambelt Change||Every 125,000 miles or 10 years|
|Ford Focus Vignale Cambelt Change||Every 144,000 miles or 10 years|
|Ford KA+ Cambelt Change||Every 150,000 miles or 10 years|
Does the Focus ST have a timing belt?
The Ford Focus ST comes equipped with a timing belt instead of a timing chain. Ford recommends having the Focus’ belt serviced at 125,000 miles or 120 months, but this interval can be affected by driving habits and conditions.
Can I change my own timing belt?
Step 1: Preparation. First, prepare your car and work area. Changing a timing belt and water pump can take anywhere from 1-3 hours depending on your skill level, so make sure you have the time and space to complete the job.
Does the 2015 Ford Focus ST have a timing belt or chain?
The 2015 Ford Focus is equipped with a timing chain. Unlike a belt that requires routine maintenance and replacement, a chain is designed to last the life of the vehicle.
Does the 2013 Ford Focus ST have a timing belt or chain?
The Ford Focus 2013 does have a timing chain. The coolant needs to be changed every 60,000 miles or so. Your air filter needs to be changed every 15,000 to 30,000 miles or so.
How much does it cost to change a cam belt?
Your cambelt change cost will depend on your car make and model. Most cambelt replacement costs are between £300 and £400, although they can go up to £1,000. Save on future labour costs by replacing your cambelt and water pump at the same time.
Do cam belts perish?
Sadly, like many rubber-based products, the cambelt can perish, crack, tear, strip its teeth and even snap. In the process, it can cause major engine damage. Most vehicle and engine manufacturers recommend that the cambelt be changed regularly.