When to change the Ford Fiesta timing belt

The Ford Fiesta is a compact model from Ford that has been produced since 1976. This model was delivered with both petrol and diesel engines. Below is an overview of the timing belt replacement intervals since 1989. If you do not know which engine your car has, you can enter the registration number below.

Petrol variants manufactured between 1989 and 2002

  • Ford Fiesta 1.1 i 37 and 40 kW = Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.25 i 16V 55 kW = 150 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 10 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.3 i 37 and 44 kW = Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.4 i 52 and 54 kW = 60 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.4 16V 66 kW = 150 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 10 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.6 i 65 kW = 60 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.6 i 16v 65 kW = 120 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.6 16V sport 76 kW = 150 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 10 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.6 i XR2i 76 kW = 60 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.6 i Turbo 96 kW = 60 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.8 i 16V 77 and 96 kW = 120 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.

Diesel Variants produced between 1989 and 2002

  • Ford Fiesta 1.8 D all variants = 60 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 5 years.

Petrol variants produced between 2002 and 2008

  • Ford Fiesta 1.25 i 16V 51 and 55 kW = 160 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 8 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.25 i 16V 51 and 55 kW = 160 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 8 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.3 i 44 and 51 kW = Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.4 16V 59 kW = 160 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 8 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.6 i 16v 74 kW = 160 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 8 years.
  • Ford Fiesta ST150 110 kW = Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.

Diesel Variants produced between 2002 and 2008

  • Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCi 50 kW = 200 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 10 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.6 TDCi 66 kW = 200 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 10 years.

Petrol variants produced between 2008 and 2017

  • Ford Fiesta 1.0 48 kW = 240 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 10 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.0 59 kW = 240 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 10 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost 74 kW = 240 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 10 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost 92 kW = 240 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 10 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.0 Sport 103 kW = 240 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 10 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.25 44 kW = 160 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 8 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.25 60 kW = 160 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 8 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.4 71 kW = 160 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 8 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.6 Ti 77 kW = 160 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 8 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.6 Ti 88 kW = 160 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 8 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.6 Ti 99 kW = 160 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 8 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.6 134 kW = 200 000 kilometres or after a maximum of 8 years.

Diesel Variants produced between 2008 and 2017

  • Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCi 50 kW = 180 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 10 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCi 51 kW = 140 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 10 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.5 TDCi 55 kW = 180 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 10 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.6 TDCi 66 kW = 140 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 10 years.
  • Ford Fiesta 1.6 TDCi 70 kW = 140 000 Kilometres or after a maximum of 10 years.