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1995 Ford Escort Question: timing belt

 

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greenbush, 1.9L 4 Cylinder, Leesburg, FL, January 14, 2011, 09:45
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The escort 1.9L4 engine an interference engine?

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    January 14, 2011, 10:24
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    It's a Free-Wheeling engine. No piston to valve contact in case of timing belt failure.

    Zee

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    greenbush, January 14, 2011, 17:27
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    Thank you both .

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    candaautomotive from C and A Automotive, January 14, 2011, 14:01
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    No! It is not an interference motor.

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    greenbush, January 14, 2011, 17:28
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    Thank you.

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    Visitor, January 30, 2011, 18:32

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

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