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How to replace timing chain on Ford C-MAX 2.0 2007-2010

Special tools

  • Camshaft setting bar – Ford No.303-376 (21-162B).
  • Crankshaft timing pin – Ford No.303-507 (21-210).
  • Universal flange holding wrench – Ford No.205-072 (15-030-A).
  • Universal flange holding wrench adapter 1 – Ford No.205-072-02 (15-030-A-02).
  • Universal flange holding wrench adapter 2 – Ford No.205-072-01 (15-030-A-01).

General precautions

  • Disconnect battery earth lead.
  • Remove spark plugs to ease turning engine.
  • Turn engine in normal direction of rotation (unless otherwise stated).
  • Observe tightening torques.
  • If fitted: Mark position of crankshaft position (CKP) sensor before removal.
  • Do NOT turn crankshaft via camshaft or other sprockets.
  • Do NOT turn crankshaft or camshaft with timing chain removed.

Valve timing procedures

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Removal

  • Engine at 45° BTDC No.1 cylinder [1] .
  • Remove blanking plug from cylinder block [2] .
  • Install crankshaft timing pin.
  • Turn crankshaft slowly clockwise until it stops against timing pin.
  • Lock camshafts with setting bar [3] .
  • Lock timing chain tensioner in retracted position:
      • Release ratchet [4] .
      • Depress tensioner blade [5] .
      • Insert tensioner locking pin [6] .
  • Slacken bolt of each camshaft sprocket.

NOTE: Hold camshafts with spanner on hexagon.

  • Remove camshaft sprockets and chain.

Installation

  • Ensure crankshaft timing pin correctly fitted.
  • Ensure camshaft setting bar correctly fitted [3] .
  • Install camshaft sprockets and timing chain.
  • Tighten bolt of each camshaft sprocket finger tight.
  • Depress tensioner blade [5] .
  • Remove tensioner locking pin [6] .
  • Tighten bolt of each camshaft sprocket. Tightening torque: 72 Nm.

NOTE: Hold camshafts with spanner on hexagon.

  • Remove crankshaft pulley centre bolt.
  • Fit new friction washer [7] .
  • Fit crankshaft pulley.
  • Install M6 bolt in crankshaft pulley [8] .
  • Fit new crankshaft pulley centre bolt.
  • Tighten crankshaft pulley centre bolt. Tightening torque: 100 Nm + 90°.
  • Remove:
      • M6 bolt [8] .
      • Camshaft setting bar [3] .
      • Crankshaft timing pin.
  • Turn crankshaft two turns clockwise until engine at 45° BTDC No.1 cylinder [1] .
  • Install crankshaft timing pin.
  • Turn crankshaft slowly clockwise until it stops against timing pin.
  • Ensure M6 bolt can be fitted [8] . If not, repeat timing chain installation.
  • Ensure camshaft setting bar can be fitted [3] . If not, repeat timing chain installation.

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