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

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    Ford Ranger Timing Overview (All Model Years)

    Over its lifespan the Ford Ranger has had engines utilizing either a timing chain or a timing belt. The 2.3L (2002-2011, 2019-2021), 3.0L and 4.0L engines have timing chains while the 2.3L (1993-1997, 2001) and 2.5L engines have timing belts. All the Rangers with timing belts have non-interference engines.

    Model Years Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Kits For Purchase
    Ford Ranger 2002-2011, 2019-2021 2.3L timing chain interference Amazon
    1993 - 2011 4.0L timing chain interference Amazon
    1993 - 2008 3.0L timing chain interference Amazon
    1993-1997, 2001 2.3L timing belt non-interference Amazon
    1998 - 2001 2.5L timing belt non-interference Amazon

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    2021 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2021 Ford Ranger 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 Cy. Turbo 270 hp (Ti-VCT) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2020 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2020 Ford Ranger 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 Cy. Turbo 270 hp (Ti-VCT) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2019 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2019 Ford Ranger 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 Cy. Turbo 270 hp (Ti-VCT) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2011 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2011 Ford Ranger 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. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2010 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2010 Ford Ranger 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. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2009 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2009 Ford Ranger 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. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2008 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2008 Ford Ranger 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. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 148 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2007 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2007 Ford Ranger 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. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 148 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2006 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2006 Ford Ranger 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. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 148 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2005 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2005 Ford Ranger 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. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 148 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2004 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2004 Ford Ranger 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. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 154 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2003 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2003 Ford Ranger 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. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 154 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2002 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    All 2002 Ford Ranger 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. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    3.0L V6 146 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2001 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L and 2.5L 2001 Ford Ranger engines have a timing belt and are interference. The 3.0L and 4.0L 2001 Ford Ranger engines have a timing chain and are non-interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.3L 4 Cyl. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing belt non-interference 120k Amazon
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 119 hp (Pinto LL25) timing belt non-interference 120k Amazon
    3.0L V6 150 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    2000 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.5L 2000 Ford Ranger engines have a timing belt and are interference. The 3.0L and 4.0L 2000 Ford Ranger engines have a timing chain and are non-interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 119 hp (Pinto LL25) timing belt non-interference 120k Amazon
    3.0L V6 145 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1999 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.5L 1999 Ford Ranger engines have a timing belt and are interference. The 3.0L and 4.0L 1999 Ford Ranger engines have a timing chain and are non-interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 119 hp (Pinto LL25) timing belt non-interference 120k Amazon
    3.0L V6 145 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 160 hp (Cologne) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1998 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.5L 1998 Ford Ranger engines have a timing belt and are interference. The 3.0L and 4.0L 1998 Ford Ranger engines have a timing chain and are non-interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 119 hp (Pinto LL25) timing belt non-interference 120k Amazon
    3.0L V6 145 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 160 hp (Cologne) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1997 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1997 Ford Ranger engines have a timing belt and are interference. The 3.0L and 4.0L 1997 Ford Ranger engines have a timing chain and are non-interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.3L 4 Cyl. 112 hp (Pinto LL23) timing belt non-interference 120k Amazon
    3.0L V6 145 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 160 hp (Cologne) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1996 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1996 Ford Ranger engines have a timing belt and are interference. The 3.0L and 4.0L 1996 Ford Ranger engines have a timing chain and are non-interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.3L 4 Cyl. 112 hp (Pinto LL23) timing belt non-interference 120k Amazon
    3.0L V6 145 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 160 hp (Cologne) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1995 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1995 Ford Ranger engines have a timing belt and are interference. The 3.0L and 4.0L 1995 Ford Ranger engines have a timing chain and are non-interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.3L 4 Cyl. 112 hp (Pinto LL23) timing belt non-interference 120k Amazon
    3.0L V6 145 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 160 hp (Cologne) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1994 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1994 Ford Ranger engines have a timing belt and are interference. The 3.0L and 4.0L 1994 Ford Ranger engines have a timing chain and are non-interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.3L 4 Cyl. 98 hp (Pinto LL23) timing belt non-interference 120k Amazon
    3.0L V6 145 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 160 hp (Cologne) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

    1993 Ford Ranger - Timing Belt Or Chain

    The 2.3L 1993 Ford Ranger engines have a timing belt and are interference. The 3.0L and 4.0L 1993 Ford Ranger engines have a timing chain and are non-interference.

    Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles) Replacement Kits For Purchase
    2.3L 4 Cyl. 98 hp (Pinto LL23) timing belt non-interference 120k Amazon
    3.0L V6 145 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon
    4.0L V6 160 hp (Cologne) timing chain interference lifetime Amazon

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