Your Vehicle: 2001 Ford Escort ZX2 L4-2.0L DOHC VIN 3
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NOTE: Ford does not provide camshaft gear timing marks, or information to perform timing belt service without the special tools shown in this procedure.

Timing Drive Components-Timing Belt Covers

Removal and Installation

  1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.


  1. Remove the bolt, the nut and the front support isolator damper.


  1. Remove the bolts and the upper timing belt cover.
  2. Loosen the water pump pulley bolts.
  3. Remove the drive belt.


  1. Remove the bolts and the water pump pulley.
  2. Raise and support the vehicle.
  3. Remove the crankshaft pulley.


  1. Remove the bolts and the lower timing belt cover.


  1. Remove the four bolts and the middle timing belt cover.


  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.