Ford Ranger Timing Belt Or Timing Chain (1993 - 2021)

From the model year 1993 to 2021, the Ford Ranger 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 Ranger Timing Belt Or Chain (1993 - 2021)
Year Engine Belt Or Chain Interference Service Interval
2021 2.3L 4 Cy. Turbo 270 hp (Ti-VCT) timing chain interference lifetime
2020 2.3L 4 Cy. Turbo 270 hp (Ti-VCT) timing chain interference lifetime
2019 2.3L 4 Cy. Turbo 270 hp (Ti-VCT) timing chain interference lifetime
2011 2.3L 4 Cyl. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime
2011 4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime
2010 2.3L 4 Cyl. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime
2010 4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime
2009 2.3L 4 Cyl. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime
2009 4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime
2008 2.3L 4 Cyl. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime
2008 3.0L V6 148 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime
2008 4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime
2007 2.3L 4 Cyl. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime
2007 3.0L V6 148 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime
2007 4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime
2006 2.3L 4 Cyl. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime
2006 3.0L V6 148 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime
2006 4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime
2005 2.3L 4 Cyl. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime
2005 3.0L V6 148 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime
2005 4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime
2004 2.3L 4 Cyl. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime
2004 3.0L V6 154 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime
2004 4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime
2003 2.3L 4 Cyl. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime
2003 3.0L V6 154 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime
2003 4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime
2002 2.3L 4 Cyl. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing chain interference lifetime
2002 3.0L V6 146 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime
2002 4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime
2001 2.3L 4 Cyl. 143 hp (Mazda L3-NS) timing belt non-interference 120k miles
2001 2.5L 4 Cyl. 119 hp (Pinto LL25) timing belt non-interference 120k miles
2001 3.0L V6 150 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime
2001 4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime
2000 2.5L 4 Cyl. 119 hp (Pinto LL25) timing belt non-interference 120k miles
2000 3.0L V6 145 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime
2000 4.0L V6 207 hp (Cologne SOHC) timing chain interference lifetime
1999 2.5L 4 Cyl. 119 hp (Pinto LL25) timing belt non-interference 120k miles
1999 3.0L V6 145 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime
1999 4.0L V6 160 hp (Cologne) timing chain interference lifetime
1998 2.5L 4 Cyl. 119 hp (Pinto LL25) timing belt non-interference 120k miles
1998 3.0L V6 145 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime
1998 4.0L V6 160 hp (Cologne) timing chain interference lifetime
1997 2.3L 4 Cyl. 112 hp (Pinto LL23) timing belt non-interference 120k miles
1997 3.0L V6 145 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime
1997 4.0L V6 160 hp (Cologne) timing chain interference lifetime
1996 2.3L 4 Cyl. 112 hp (Pinto LL23) timing belt non-interference 120k miles
1996 3.0L V6 145 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime
1996 4.0L V6 160 hp (Cologne) timing chain interference lifetime
1995 2.3L 4 Cyl. 112 hp (Pinto LL23) timing belt non-interference 120k miles
1995 3.0L V6 145 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime
1995 4.0L V6 160 hp (Cologne) timing chain interference lifetime
1994 2.3L 4 Cyl. 98 hp (Pinto LL23) timing belt non-interference 120k miles
1994 3.0L V6 145 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime
1994 4.0L V6 160 hp (Cologne) timing chain interference lifetime
1993 2.3L 4 Cyl. 98 hp (Pinto LL23) timing belt non-interference 120k miles
1993 3.0L V6 145 hp (Vulcan) timing chain interference lifetime
1993 4.0L V6 160 hp (Cologne) 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.