Driven More Than 10 Miles Daily
No Operating Conditions From Severe Service Schedule
CAMSHAFT TIMING BELT
The condition of camshaft drive belts should always be checked on vehicles which have more than 50,000 miles. Although some
Many manufacturers changed their maintenance and warranty schedules in the mid-1980's to reflect timing belt inspection and/or replacement
Belts or components should be inspected and replaced if any of the following conditions exist:
Cracks Or Tears In Belt Surface
Missing, Damaged, Cracked Or Rounded Teeth
Damaged Or Faulty Tensioners
Incorrect Tension Adjustment
Replace camshaft timing belt every 60,000 miles.
Replace engine coolant every 36 months or 30,000 miles. Check condition of hoses and clamps every 12 months or 15,000 miles, whichever
SERVICE POINT LOCATIONS
Fig. 2: Engine Service Point Locations (1988-89 1.3L 2V Carb.)
Courtesy of FORD MOTOR CO.
Failure to replace a faulty camshaft timing belt may result in serious engine damage.