Timing Belts and Chains
Ford Aerostar XL
Ford Windstar SEL

Does the 1991 Ford Aerostar 3.0 engine utilize a timing belt or a timing chain How often should it be checked or replaced?

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07/10/2008

No, it uses a timing chain. The long belt that you see under the hood is a serpentine belt. Replace if excessively cracked or worn. The other smaller belt off to the right, when looking at the engine, is the power steering belt.

Hope this clears things up for you.