Ford Mustang Timing Belt Or Timing Chain (1980 - 2021)

From the model year 1980 to 2021, the Ford Mustang has various engines with either a timing belt or a timing chain. It also has both interference and non-interference engines.

Scroll down to see specific data for your model year below.

The timing belt (or chain) maintains the proper synchronization between the various engine components in a combustion engine.

If the belt or chain stretches or breaks, it can lead to catastrophic engine damage.

Timing belts have a recommended replacement interval, while timing chains are generally rated for the engines lifetime, although they need to be inspected occasionally.

Ford Mustang Timing Belt Or Chain (1980 - 2021)
Year Engine Belt Or Chain Interference Service Interval
2021 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2021 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2020 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2020 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2020 5.2L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2020 5.2L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime
2019 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2019 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2019 5.2L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2018 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2018 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2018 5.2L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2017 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2017 3.7L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2017 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2017 5.2L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2016 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference lifetime
2016 3.7L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2016 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2016 5.2L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2015 3.7L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2015 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2015 5.8L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime
2014 3.7L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2014 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2014 5.8L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime
2013 3.7L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2013 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2013 5.8L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime
2012 3.7L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2012 4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2012 5.4L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime
2011 3.7L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2011 4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2011 5.4L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime
2010 4.0L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2010 4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2010 5.4L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime
2009 4.0L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2009 4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2009 5.4L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime
2008 4.0L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2008 4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2008 5.4L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime
2007 4.0L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2007 4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2007 5.4L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime
2006 4.0L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2006 4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2006 5.4L V8 Supercharged timing chain interference lifetime
2005 4.0L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2005 4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2004 3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2004 3.9L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2004 4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2003 3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2003 4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2002 3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2002 4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2002 5.4L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2001 3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2001 4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2001 5.4L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2000 3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
2000 4.6L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
2000 5.4L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1999 3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
1999 4.6L V8 DOHC timing chain interference lifetime
1999 4.6L V8 SOHC timing chain interference lifetime
1998 3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
1998 4.6L V8 DOHC timing chain interference lifetime
1998 4.6L V8 SOHC timing chain interference lifetime
1997 3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
1997 4.6L V8 DOHC timing chain interference lifetime
1997 4.6L V8 SOHC timing chain interference lifetime
1996 3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
1996 4.6L V8 DOHC timing chain interference lifetime
1996 4.6L V8 SOHC timing chain interference lifetime
1995 3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
1995 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1995 5.8L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1994 3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
1994 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1993 2.3L 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1993 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1992 2.3L 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1992 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1991 2.3L 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1991 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1990 2.3L 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1990 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1989 2.3L 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1989 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1988 2.3L 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1988 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1987 2.3L 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1987 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1986 2.3L 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1986 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1986 3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
1986 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1985 2.3L 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1985 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1985 3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
1985 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1984 2.3L 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1984 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1984 3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
1984 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1983 2.3L 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1983 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1983 3.8L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
1983 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1982 2.3L 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1982 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1982 3.3L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
1982 4.2L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1982 5.0L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1981 2.3L 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1981 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1981 3.3L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
1981 4.2L V8 timing chain interference lifetime
1980 2.3L 4 Cyl. timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1980 2.3L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt non-interference 60k miles
1980 3.3L V6 timing chain interference lifetime
1980 4.2L V8 timing chain interference lifetime

TimingBeltInfo.com is a website designed to quickly find the timing belt (or chain) information for your vehicle.

Understanding the timing system in your vehicle or a possible purchase can save you money and headaches in the long run.

When in doubt, always consult with a professional mechanic.

Also, you can consult the vehicle's owner's manual.