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Does my Ford Kuga need a new belt now?

Hi,

I have a 2015 Ford Kuga 1.6 with 89,000km on the clock. It's due for its annual service and the Ford Service Centre has suggested that I replace the timing belt during this service. Is it necessary at this stage?

Regards, Wilstan

Filed under servicing - Asked by Wilstan Weichardt (Cape Town) - Wed, 05 Aug 2020 12:04


Shane O' Donoghue Answered by: Shane O' Donoghue - Complete Car Advisor - @Shane_O_D

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Hi Wilstan,

Assuming you mean the 1.6-litre EcoBoost petrol engine, our information is that the belt should be changed every 200,000km or 10 years, neither of which applies to your car.

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