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Oil leaking from behind timing belt cover only when running on my 2000 ford focus

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Just took one out last night. It also was stuck. Had to use small pry bar to get off the front mount. Sprayed the mount with PB blast to help. You do have to use some force, becareful not to break any electrical connections. Once the front mount was free, I had to pry up on it using a small hatchet. Only thing that would fit and actually be able to pry. The alternator became twisted from prying only on one side, so I used a block of wood and tapped it back straight. It finally released from the mounts and came loose. Then the fun begins in trying to actually get it out. Had to disconnect everything around it, took two people and alot of twisting and turning. Not looking forward to getting it back in. Removal took over 2 hours.

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please helpme i need timing marks for ford focus 2000 16 valvs

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SOURCE: timing belt broke -2000 ford focus zx3

Hello mawbea: My name is Roger I will answer your question. You did not say which engine is in your car. So if you have a 2.0 SOHC engine. If the belt broke you should be Ok. If you have the 2.0 DOHC engine. The likely hood of bending the valves are just about a guarantee. How ever with any engine using a timing belt it is possible to bend a valve.Should you need more help please just ask.
Please rate the quality of your answer as this way we know you received helpful information.Thank You for using Fix Ya, Roger

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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Here is a link to the diagram you will need to put the new belt on...

http://www.gates.com/common/part_locator/view_diagram.cfm?id=S7002

Here is a link to a video which will show you how to replace the serpentine belt...

http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-inspect-and-replace-your-car-s-serpentine-belt-267229/

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SOURCE: Timing belt is broken. Interference or non interference motor?

Non-interference. How fast were you going when belt broke ? Please let me know if I can help with anything else.

Posted on Feb 10, 2010

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INFO: PCV
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