Does A Ford Ranger Have A Timing Belt (Cambelt) Or A Chain?
Here is a list of timing belts and timing chains for a Ford Ranger. Reference the model year with the corresponding engine to see if your car has a belt or a chain.
|Model Year||Engine||Belt / Chain|
|1993 - 1997||2.3 L Lima OHC I4||timing belt|
|3.0 L Vulcan V6||timing chain|
|4.0 L Cologne V6||timing chain|
|1998 - 2012||2.3 L Duratec I4||timing chain|
|2.5 L Lima OHC I4||timing belt|
|3.0 L V6||timing chain|
|4.0 L OHV V6||timing chain|
|4.0L SOHC V6||timing chain|
|2011 - 2017||2.5 L Duratec 25 I4 (L5-VE)||timing chain|
|2.2 L Duratorq (diesel, ZSD-422)||timing chain|
|3.2 L Duratorq I5 (185 hp, diesel)||timing chain|
Which models have a belt/chain?
1993 - 1997:From 1993 to 1997, Ranger cars with the 2.3L Lima engine have a belt and ones with the 3.0L and 4.0L V6 engines have a chain.
1998 - 2012:In this year range, cars with the Duratec 4 cylinder and Vulcan and Cologne V6 have a chain and the 2.5L Lima has a belt.
2011 - 2017For the Ranger T6, all cars with the Duratec and Duratorq engines have a timing chain. The T6 is sold all over he world including, Thailand, South Africa, Argentina, Nigeria etc, but isn't sold in North America , likely due to declining sales of pickup trucks in general.