Ford Taurus Timing Belt Or Chain ? (1991 – 2017)

Does A Ford Taurus Have A Timing Belt (Cambelt) Or A Chain?

Here is a list of timing belts and timing chains for a Ford Taurus. Reference the model year with the corresponding engine to see if your car has a belt or a chain.


Ford Taurus
Model YearEngineBelt / Chain
1991 - 19953.0 L SFI Vulcan V6timing chain
3.8 L Essex V6timing chain
1995 - 19993.0 L Vulcantiming chain
3.0 L Duratec 30 V6timing chain
2000-20073.0 L SFI (gasoline)timing chain
3.0 L DOHC Duratectiming chain
2008-20093.5 L Duratec 35timing chain
2010 - 20173.5 L Cyclone V6timing chain
3.5 L EcoBoost V6 365 hptiming chain
3.7 L Cyclone V6timing chain
2.0 L EcoBoosttiming chain
2.7 L T Ecoboost (China)timing chain

Which models have a belt/chain?


All Ford Taurus cars with the 3.0L Vulcan, 3.8L Essex, 3.5L Duratec, 3.7L Cyclone and also cars with the Ecoboost engines only have a timing chain.
Ford Taurus