Does A Ford Escape Have A Timing Belt Or Timing Chain?

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    Ford Escape Timing Overview (All Model Years)

    The Ford Escape may have either a timing chain or a timing belt depending on model year and engine type.

    From 2001 to 2021 all 2.3L, 2.5L and 3.0L Ford Escape models have timing chains and interference engines.

    From 2001 to 2004 the 2.0L Ford Escape model has a timing belt and non-interference engine while from 2013 the 2.0L has a timing chain.

    From 2013 to 2021 the 1.5L and 1.6L Ford Escape models have timing belts and interference engines.

    Model Years Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Kits For Purchase
    Ford Escape 2013 - 2021 1.5L, 1.6L timing belt interference Amazon
    2013 - 2021 2.0L timing chain non-interference Amazon
    2001 - 2004 2.0L timing belt non-interference Amazon
    2001 - 2021 2.3L, 2.5L, 3.0L timing chain interference Amazon

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    Note: Replacement intervals are broad recommendations and can be affected by age, weather conditions, running conditions etc. Check with the owner's manual/ manufacturer/ dealership.

    2021 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 1.5L 2021 Ford Escapes have timing belts and interference engines while the 2.0L and the 2.5L 2021 Escape have timing chains and interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.5L 3 Cyl. 180 hp (Ecoboost I3-T) timing belt interference 60k - 100k Amazon
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 250 hp (Ecoboost I4-T) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. Hybrid 200 hp (Duratec iVCT) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2020 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 1.5L 2020 Ford Escapes have timing belts and interference engines while the 2.0L and the 2.5L 2020 Escape have timing chains and interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.5L 3 Cyl. 180 hp (Ecoboost I3-T) timing belt interference 60k - 100k Amazon
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 250 hp (Ecoboost I4-T) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. Hybrid 200 hp (Duratec iVCT) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2019 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 1.5L 2019 Ford Escapes have timing belts and interference engines while the 2.0L and the 2.5L 2019 Escape have timing chains and interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.5L 4 Cyl. 180 hp timing belt interference 60k - 100k Amazon
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 250 hp (Ecoboost I4-T) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. Hybrid 200 hp (Duratec iVCT) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2018 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 1.5L 2018 Ford Escapes have timing belts and interference engines while the 2.0L and the 2.5L 2018 Escape have timing chains and interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.5L 4 Cyl. 180 hp timing belt interference 60k - 100k Amazon
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 250 hp (Ecoboost I4-T) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. Hybrid 200 hp (Duratec iVCT) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2017 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 1.5L 2017 Ford Escapes have timing belts and interference engines while the 2.0L and the 2.5L 2017 Escape have timing chains and interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.5L 4 Cyl. 180 hp timing belt interference 60k - 100k Amazon
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 250 hp (Ecoboost I4-T) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. Hybrid 200 hp (Duratec iVCT) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2016 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 1.6L 2016 Ford Escapes have timing belts and interference engines while the 2.5L and 2.0L 2016 Escapes have timing chains and an interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.6L 4 Cyl. Turbo 180 hp timing belt interference 60k - 100k Amazon
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 250 hp (Ecoboost I4-T) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. Hybrid 200 hp (Duratec iVCT) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2015 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 1.6L 2015 Ford Escapes have timing belts and interference engines while the 2.5L and 2.0L 2015 Escapes have timing chains and an interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.6L 4 Cyl. Turbo 180 hp timing belt interference 60k - 100k Amazon
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 245 hp (Ecoboost I4-T) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 168 hp (Duratec 25) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2014 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 1.6L 2014 Ford Escapes have timing belts and interference engines while the 2.5L and 2.0L 2014 Escapes have timing chains and an interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.6L 4 Cyl. Turbo 180 hp timing belt interference 60k - 100k Amazon
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 245 hp (Ecoboost I4-T) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 168 hp (Duratec 25) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2013 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 1.6L 2013 Ford Escapes have timing belts and interference engines while the 2.5L and 2.0L 2013 Escapes have timing chains and an interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    1.6L 4 Cyl. Turbo 180 hp timing belt interference 60k - 100k Amazon
    2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbo 245 hp (Ecoboost I4-T) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 168 hp (Duratec 25) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2012 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2012 Ford Escapes have timing chains and interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 171 hp (Duratec 25) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. Hybrid 177 hp (Duratec 25) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 240 hp (Duratec 30) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2011 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2011 Ford Escapes have timing chains and interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 171 hp (Duratec 25) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. Hybrid 177 hp (Duratec 25) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 240 hp (Duratec 30) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2010 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2010 Ford Escapes have timing chains and interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 171 hp (Duratec 25) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. Hybrid 177 hp (Duratec 25) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 240 hp (Duratec 30) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2009 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2009 Ford Escapes have timing chains and interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 171 hp (Duratec 25) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. Hybrid 177 hp (Duratec 25) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 240 hp (Duratec 30) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2008 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2008 Ford Escapes have timing chains and interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.3L 153 hp (Duratec 23) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.3L Hybrid 155 hp (Duratec 23) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 240 hp (Duratec 30) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2007 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2007 Ford Escapes have timing chains and interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.3L 153 hp (Duratec 23) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.3L Hybrid 155 hp (Duratec 23) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 240 hp (Duratec 30) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2006 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2006 Ford Escapes have timing chains and interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.3L 153 hp (Duratec 23) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.3L Hybrid 155 hp (Duratec 23) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 240 hp (Duratec 30) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2005 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2005 Ford Escapes have timing chains and interference engines.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.3L 153 hp (Duratec 23) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    2.3L Hybrid 155 hp (Duratec 23) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 240 hp (Duratec 30) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2004 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 3.0L 2004 Ford Escape models have timing chains and interference engines while the 2.0L 2004 Escape has a timing belt and a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Zetec) timing belt non-interference 120k Amazon
    3.0L V6 200 hp (Duratec 30) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2003 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 3.0L 2003 Ford Escape models have timing chains and interference engines while the 2.0L 2003 Escape has a timing belt and a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Zetec) timing belt non-interference 120k Amazon
    3.0L V6 200 hp (Duratec 30) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2002 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 3.0L 2002 Ford Escape models have timing chains and interference engines while the 2.0L 2002 Escape has a timing belt and a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Zetec) timing belt non-interference 120k Amazon
    3.0L V6 200 hp (Duratec 30) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2001 Ford Escape - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 3.0L 2001 Ford Escape models have timing chains and interference engines while the 2.0L 2001 Escape has a timing belt and a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 130 hp (Zetec) timing belt non-interference 120k Amazon
    3.0L V6 200 hp (Duratec 30) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

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