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Does my year 2000 1.4lx ford focus have a non interference engineer

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I am not sure about the engineer, but it should be a non interference engine. Unless it is a double over head cam, if it is the standard single cam engine it is non interference.

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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.
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All of Ford's belt driven engines are non-interference with the exception of the 3.0L villager which was really a nissan.

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SOURCE: cam belt snapped on 1.8 zetec focus 01

what do you mean the gears no keyway ,tapered interference fit

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SOURCE: I have a 2000 ford focus 2.0 zetec dual overhead

all Zetec engines (2.0 DOHC) are NOT interference engines. There are deep reliefs cut into the top of the piston to clear the valves when they are fully extended. There will be no valve damage if the timing belt breaks on a Zetec engine.

Posted on Oct 29, 2009

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