The 2.0 4-cylinder has a timing belt: the 2.5 V6 has a timing chain.
how do you set the timing belt on a 1997 ford contour 2.0 4cy
1997 Ranger 4.0L engines have a timing chain.
The 2.0 liter 4 cylinder has a timing BELT and the 2.5 liter V6 has a timing CHAIN
It has a timing belt
No , it's a timing BELT
It has a timing belt. I just had mine changed.
( No ) the 2.5 liter V6 engine in a 2000 Ford Contour has ( 2 timing CHAINS , 1 CHAIN to each cylinder head )
In a 1997 Ford Taurus : The 3.0 liter " Vulcan " V6 engine has ( 1 timing CHAIN )
In a 1997 Ford Thunderbird : The 3.8 litre V6 engine has ( 1 timing CHAIN ) The 4.6 litre V8 engine has ( 1 timing CHAIN to each cylinder head , so there are 2 timing CHAINS )
On a 1997 Ford Expedition : Yes , both the 4.6 and 5.4 litre V8 engines have one timing CHAIN to each cylinder head , so there are two timing CHAINS
In a 1997 Ford Thunderbird the 3.8 liter V6 engine has a timing CHAIN
it has a timing chain usually on the passenger side of the engine behind the alternator
It uses a timing chain
On a 1997 Ford Explorer : All 3 of the engines offered from the factory use a timing CHAIN or CHAINS The 4.0 liter . EFI , V6 engine has ( 1 timing CHAIN ) The 4.0 liter , SOHC , V6 engine has ( 3 timing CHAINS ) The 5.0 liter V8 engine has ( 1 timing CHAIN )
It might not be the timing chain, check if the exhaust muffler has not come adrift.
In a 1997 Ford Mustang : No timing belt The 3.8 litre V6 engine has ( 1 timing CHAIN ) The 4.6 litre V8 engine in the Mustang GT has ( 1 timing CHAIN to each cylinder head , so there are 2 timing CHAINS )
According to Gates ( they make timing belts etc. ) the 2.0 L - DOHC - 4 cylinder engine in a 1997 Ford Contour is NOT an interference engine - so the answer would be NO
The 2.0 L - DOHC - 4 cylinder engine in a 2000 Ford Contour has a timing belt
The Ford Focus 2.0L has a timing chain.