Tom Suddard
Tom Suddard GRM+ Memberand Associate Editor
8/26/14 9:14 a.m.

In the last update about our Ford Focus SVT, we'd just bought it and were thrilled. We even committed a GRM sin and took it to a shop, then paid someone else to work on it! To make a long story short, the timing belt was 50,000 miles overdue, and we couldn't afford to take the day off work …

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chuckathon New Reader
10/22/15 11:41 p.m.

I loved my SVT Focus when I had it. I wonder why you did not replace the tensioner when the timing belt was done. Tsk tsk. Also replacing the timing belt on the SVT is a royal pain. Because of the variable cam it is ridiculous trying to keep the timing right.

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