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Old 11-01-2018, 07:19 PM   #48 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Daschicken View Post
A little late, but it appears your C-max has a timing belt. It apparently drives one of the camshafts with a belt, and then the other is linked with a chain?? I like the S2000's method of driving the camshafts with a gear that is driven by a chain. But I like straight up gear driven camshafts even more, they make nice noises.
I think there is some confusion. The C-Max hit the US in 2013, and I quickly researched this by reading the thread below. They say it has a chain.

I think Europe calls the US Focus, the C-Max. The gasoline version has a chain, and the diesel version has a belt according to one forum.

Timing Belt Or Chain ? - General Discussion - Ford C-MAX Hybrid Forum

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_C-Max
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