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How to Replace timing chain on Ford Focus 2.0 TDCI 2013

Ford Focus 2.0 TDCI 2013 cambelt change instructions and replacement inteval. Full guide!

Special tools

  • Camshaft sprocket locking tool – No.303-735.
  • Flywheel timing pin – No.303-1059.
  • Flywheel locking tool – No.303-393/A.
  • Flywheel locking tool adaptor – No.303-393-01.

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.

Repair times – hrs

Camshaft drive belt/chain – R & I 2,20

Valve timing procedures

How to Replace timing belt on Ford Focus 2.0 TDCI 2013
How to Replace timing belt on Ford Focus 2.0 TDCI 2013

Removal

  1. Raise and support front of vehicle.
  2. Remove:
    • Engine top cover.
    • Coolant expansion tank. DO NOT disconnect hoses.
    • Engine undershield.
    • Auxiliary drive belt.
    • Starter motor.
  3. Support engine.
  4. Remove:
    • RH engine mounting.
    • Timing belt upper cover [1] .
  5. Turn crankshaft clockwise to TDC on No.1 cylinder. Ensure camshaft sprocket timing hole at 4 o’clock position [2] .
    NOTE: No.1 cylinder nearest to flywheel.
  6. Fit:
    • Camshaft sprocket locking tool [3] . Tool No.303-735.
    • Flywheel timing pin [4] . Tool No.303-1059.
    • Flywheel locking tool [5] . Tool Nos.303-393/A & 303-393-01.
  7. Remove:
    • Crankshaft pulley centre cover.
    • Crankshaft pulley bolt [6] .
    • NOTE: DO NOT use an impact wrench to slacken crankshaft pulley bolt.
    • Crankshaft pulley [7] .
  8. Disconnect crankshaft position (CKP) sensor multi-plug.
  9. Remove:
    • Crankshaft position (CKP) sensor.
    • Timing belt lower cover [8] .
    • Reluctor [9] .
    • NOTE: Ensure reluctor is not damaged.
    • Tensioner pulley bolt [10] .
    • Tensioner pulley.
    • RH engine mounting bracket.
    • Guide pulley.
    • Timing belt.

Installation

NOTE: DO NOT refit used belt. Engine must be COLD when installing belt.

  1. Ensure flywheel timing pin located correctly [4] .
  2. Ensure flywheel locked with tool [5] .
  3. Ensure camshaft sprocket locking tool located correctly [3] .
  4. Fit:
    • New guide pulley.
    • RH engine mounting bracket. Tightening torque: 56 Nm.
    • Timing belt.
  5. NOTE: Ensure arrow on belt faces direction of rotation.

  6. Fit new tensioner pulley. Finger tighten bolt [10] .
  7. Ensure belt is taut between sprockets.
  8. Turn tensioner pulley anti-clockwise until pointer in position shown [11] & [12] . Use Allen key [13] .
  9. Tighten tensioner pulley bolt [10] . Tightening torque: 21 Nm.
  10. Fit:
    • Crankshaft pulley [7] .
    • Crankshaft pulley bolt [6] . Tightening torque: 50 Nm.
  11. Remove:
    • Flywheel timing pin [4] .
    • Camshaft sprocket locking tool [3] .
    • Flywheel locking tool [5] .
  12. Turn crankshaft slowly four turns clockwise.
  13. Ensure camshaft sprocket timing hole at 4 o’clock position [2] .
  14. Fit:
    • Flywheel timing pin [4] .
    • Flywheel locking tool [5] .
  15. Ensure camshaft sprocket locking tool can be inserted [3] .
  16. If locking tool cannot be inserted: Repeat installation procedure.
  17. Remove:
    • Crankshaft pulley bolt [6] .
    • Crankshaft pulley [7] .
  18. Fit:
    • Reluctor [9] .
    • NOTE: Ensure reluctor is not damaged.
    • Timing belt lower cover [8] .
    • Crankshaft pulley [7] .
    • Crankshaft pulley bolt [6] .
  19. Tighten crankshaft pulley bolt [6] . Use new bolt. Tightening torque: 70 Nm + 60°.
    NOTE: DO NOT use an impact wrench to tighten crankshaft pulley bolt.
  20. Remove:
    • Flywheel timing pin [4] .
    • Camshaft sprocket locking tool [3] .
    • Flywheel locking tool [5] .
  21. Install components in reverse order of removal.

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