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How to replace timing belt on Ford Mondeo 1.6 Ti-VCT 2007-2010

Replacement Interval Guide

  • Ford recommend replacement every 100,000 miles or 8 years.
  • The previous use and service history of the vehicle must always be taken into account.

Check For Engine Damage

CAUTION: This engine has been identified as an INTERFERENCE engine in which the possibility of valve-to-piston damage in the event of a timing belt failure is MOST LIKELY to occur. A compression check of all cylinders should be performed before removing the cylinder head(s).

Repair Times – hrs

Remove & install 2,50
Electric PAS -0,10

Special Tools

  • Camshaft sprocket locking tool – Ford No.303-1097.
  • Crankshaft timing pin – Ford No.303-748.
  • Flywheel locking tool – Ford No.303-393.
  • Flywheel locking tool adaptor – Ford No.303-393-02.
  • Tensioner pulley locking pin – Ford No.303-1054.

Special Precautions

  • Disconnect battery earth lead.
  • DO NOT turn crankshaft or camshaft when timing belt removed.
  • Remove spark plugs to ease turning engine.
  • Turn engine in normal direction of rotation (unless otherwise stated).
  • DO NOT turn engine via camshaft or other sprockets.
  • Observe all tightening torques.

How to replace timing belt on Ford Mondeo 1.6 Ti-VCT 2007-2010

Removal

WARNING: Crankshaft sprocket NOT keyed to crankshaft.WARNING: Engines with variable valve timing: Mark camshaft sprockets and camshaft adjusters with chalk or paint prior to timing belt removal to assist alignment on installation.

  1. Raise and support front of vehicle.
  2. Remove:
      • RH front wheel.
      • Auxiliary drive belt cover (if fitted).
      • Auxiliary drive belt(s).
      • Alternator.
      • Starter motor.
      • Coolant expansion tank (if necessary). DO NOT disconnect hoses.
      • Water pump pulley.
      • Timing belt upper cover [1] .
      • Blanking plug from cylinder block [2] .
  3. Turn crankshaft clockwise until just before TDC on No.1 cylinder.
  4. Fit crankshaft timing pin [3] . Tool No.303-748.
  5. Turn crankshaft slowly clockwise until it stops against timing pin [3] .
  6. Ensure timing marks on camshaft sprockets at 12 o’clock position [4] .
  7. Lock flywheel. Use tool Nos.303-393/303-393-02 [5] .
  8. Remove:
      • Crankshaft pulley bolt [6] .
      • Crankshaft pulley [7] .
      • Timing belt lower cover [8] .
  9. Support engine.
  10. Remove:
      • RH engine mounting.
      • RH engine mounting bracket.
  11. Fit locking tool to camshaft sprockets [9] . Tool No.303-1097.
  12. Ensure timing marks on camshaft sprockets aligned with outer edges of locking tool [10] & [11] .

    NOTE: Exhaust camshaft sprocket has a scribed timing mark and inlet camshaft sprocket has a dot timing mark.

  13. Pull on belt to depress tensioner pulley and insert locking pin [12] . Tool No.303-1054.
  14. Remove timing belt.

Installation

WARNING: Crankshaft sprocket NOT keyed to crankshaft.

NOTE: DO NOT refit used belt.

  1. Ensure locking tool fitted correctly to camshaft sprockets [9] .
  2. Ensure timing marks on camshaft sprockets aligned with outer edges of locking tool [10] & [11] .

    NOTE: Exhaust camshaft sprocket has a scribed timing mark and inlet camshaft sprocket has a dot timing mark.

  3. Ensure crankshaft at TDC on No.1 cylinder.
  4. Ensure crankshaft timing pin located correctly [3] .
  5. Ensure flywheel locked with tool [5] .
  6. Fit timing belt in clockwise direction, starting at exhaust camshaft sprocket.
  7. Ensure belt is taut between sprockets.
  8. Remove tensioner pulley locking pin [12] .
  9. Check depth of crankshaft threaded hole [13] . Use suitable measuring tool [14] .
      • 42 mm: Use new crankshaft pulley bolt (M12 x 29 mm).
      • 52 mm: Use new crankshaft pulley bolt (M12 x 44,5 mm).
  10. Install:
      • Timing belt lower cover [8] .
      • Crankshaft pulley [7] .
      • Crankshaft pulley bolt [6] .
  11. Tighten crankshaft pulley bolt [6] . Use new bolt. Tightening torque:
      • A – M12: 40 Nm + 90°.
      • B – M14: 100 Nm + 90°. Wait 10 secs. Tighten crankshaft pulley bolt a further 15°.
  12. Remove:
      • Camshaft sprocket locking tool [9] .
      • Crankshaft timing pin [3] .
      • Flywheel locking tool [5] .
  13. Turn crankshaft slowly two turns clockwise until just before TDC on No.1 cylinder.
  14. Fit crankshaft timing pin [3] .
  15. Turn crankshaft slowly clockwise until it stops against timing pin [3] .
  16. Ensure timing marks on camshaft sprockets at 12 o’clock position [4] .
  17. Fit locking tool to camshaft sprockets [9] .
  18. Ensure timing marks on camshaft sprockets aligned with outer edges of locking tool [10] & [11] .

    NOTE: Exhaust camshaft sprocket has a scribed timing mark and inlet camshaft sprocket has a dot timing mark.

  19. If not: Repeat installation and tensioning procedures.
  20. Remove:
      • Crankshaft timing pin [3] .
      • Camshaft sprocket locking tool [9] .
  21. Fit blanking plug and tighten to 20 Nm [2] .
  22. Install components in reverse order of removal.

    NOTE: Special tools required for fitting new auxiliary drive belt(s).

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