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I can't find the recommended mileage/years to replace the timing belt. I service writer said he had never seen a problem, another told me I should replace it soon. 2002 focus 16v 2 liter

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the timing belt? Have you ever had to change it before?

56000 miles. never changed

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Focus yourself? What have you tried so far?

I take it to my ford dealer. I do not do any work on it.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I have owned it since new

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Hello, my name is***** and thanks for your question.

Recommended timing belt mileage is 120k. There is no time recommendation. At 16 years I would replace it. I'm sure it is dry rotting and cracking at 16 years old.

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