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Ford S-Max - TDCI Timing Belt Interval & General Information

Started by gregers, February 03, 2012, 10:26:36 PM

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The cam belt needs to be changed at 125k miles or 10 years which ever is soonest.

Petrol engines have a timing chain
Tdci have a timing belt

on some smax's tdci you may have a service required message that shows up which may point to the diesel particulate filter (DPF) needing to be regenerated,
IE a good thrashing to burn off the crud that accumulates, this is caused by too many short journeys and not getting up to the required temperature.
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