timing belt on 1995 Ford Escort

The escort 1.9L4 engine an interference engine?

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No! It is not an interference motor.
Thank you.
It's a Free-Wheeling engine. No piston to valve contact in case of timing belt failure.

Zee
Thank you both .
nope the 1.9 is a non interference engine. also it usually a good ideal to replace the water pump at the same time