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    Ford Mustang Timing Overview (All Model Years)

    Over its lifespan the Ford Mustang has had engines utilizing either a timing chain or a timing belt. The 2.3L engines, from 1980 to 1993, have timing belts and are non-interference while the 2.3L, from 2016 to 2021, has a timing chain and are interference. All the V6 and V8 Mustangs have a timing chain and are interference engines.

    Model Years Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Kits For Purchase
    Ford Mustang 1980-1993 2.3L timing belt non-interference Amazon
    2016-2020 2.3L timing chain interference Amazon
    1980 - 2020 V6 and V8 timing chain interference Amazon

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    2021 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2021 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2020 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2020 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.2L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.2L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2019 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2019 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.2L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2018 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2018 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.2L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2017 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2017 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.7L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.2L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2016 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2016 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.7L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.2L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2015 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2015 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.7L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.8L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2014 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2014 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.7L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.8L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2013 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2013 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.7L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.8L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2012 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2012 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.7L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.4L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2011 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2011 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.7L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.4L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2010 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2010 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    4.0L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.4L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2009 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2009 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    4.0L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.4L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2008 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2008 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    4.0L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.4L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2007 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2007 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    4.0L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.4L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2006 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2006 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    4.0L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.4L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2005 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2005 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    4.0L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2004 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2004 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.9L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2003 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2003 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2002 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2002 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.4L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2001 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2001 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.4L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2000 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2000 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.4L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1999 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1999 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 DOHC timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 SOHC timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1998 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1998 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 DOHC timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 SOHC timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1997 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1997 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 DOHC timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 SOHC timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1996 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1996 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 DOHC timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.6L V8 SOHC timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1995 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1995 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.8L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1994 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 1994 Ford Mustang engines have a timing chain and are interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1993 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1993 Ford Mustang's engines have timing belts and non-interference engines. The V8 1993 Ford Mustangs 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 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1992 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1992 Ford Mustang's engines have timing belts and non-interference engines. The V8 1992 Ford Mustangs 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 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1991 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1991 Ford Mustang's engines have timing belts and non-interference engines. The V8 1991 Ford Mustangs 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 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
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    1990 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1990 Ford Mustang's engines have timing belts and non-interference engines. The V8 1990 Ford Mustangs 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 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1989 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1989 Ford Mustang's engines have timing belts and non-interference engines. The V8 1989 Ford Mustangs 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 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1988 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1988 Ford Mustang's engines have timing belts and non-interference engines. The V8 1988 Ford Mustangs 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 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1987 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1987 Ford Mustang's engines have timing belts and non-interference engines. The V8 1987 Ford Mustangs 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 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1986 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1986 Ford Mustang's engines have timing belts and non-interference engines. The V8 1986 Ford Mustangs 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 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1985 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1985 Ford Mustang's engines have timing belts and non-interference engines. The V8 1985 Ford Mustangs 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 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1984 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1984 Ford Mustang's engines have timing belts and non-interference engines. The V8 1984 Ford Mustangs 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 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1983 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1983 Ford Mustang's engines have timing belts and non-interference engines. The V8 1983 Ford Mustangs 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 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1982 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1982 Ford Mustang's engines have timing belts and non-interference engines. The V6 and V8 1982 Ford Mustangs 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 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    3.3L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.2L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1981 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1981 Ford Mustang's engines have timing belts and non-interference engines. The V6 and V8 1981 Ford Mustangs 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 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    3.3L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.2L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1980 Ford Mustang - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1980 Ford Mustang's engines have timing belts and non-interference engines. The V6 and V8 1980 Ford Mustangs 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 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k Amazon
    3.3L V6 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.2L V8 timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

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