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Timing belt on 1999 ford explorer

I would like to know how costly this type of job noramlly is and if it's worth doing. Also how long timewise? Thanks so much

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    2003 Ford Explorer XLT - Bolt broke on timing chain, caused irreparable damage to the engine. Asking Ford Motor Company to stand by their product as there is not recommended service for a timing chain. 83,000 miles.

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No engine available in any Ford Explorer uses a timing belt. The cams in all avaiable engines are driven by a chain, this chain has no specific time or mileage recommendation for replacement and in most cases lasts the life of the truck.

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