I have 55K miles on a 2000 Mustang -when to change the timing belt?

Asked by Jan 27, 2015 at 04:12 PM about the 2000 Ford Mustang Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I inherted a 2000 (with 38K) in 2014.  It was a kept in a garage and not driven very much.  I now have 55K miles...  how should adjust the maintence schedule - specifically changing the timeing belt?

2 Answers


2000 Mustang probably has a 3.8 V6. It has a timing chain not a belt. No service is required.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

I would suggest inspecting the serpentine belt(s), cooling system hoses, tires, and fill it up with a fresh tank of premium before you start driving it regularly. The belts, hoses, and possibly even the tires may be the originals. HTH. -Jim

Your Answer

Ford Mustang Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
  • #2
  • #3
    Bob Beaman
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
267 Great Deals out of 30,511 listings starting at $4,200
Used Chevrolet Corvette
103 Great Deals out of 15,839 listings starting at $4,500
Used Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
5 Great Deals out of 253 listings starting at $3,500
Used Ford F-150
2,603 Great Deals out of 222,391 listings starting at $1,222
Used BMW 3 Series
951 Great Deals out of 33,308 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,287 Great Deals out of 152,360 listings starting at $1,499
Used Jeep Wrangler
328 Great Deals out of 20,144 listings starting at $2,900
Used BMW M3
21 Great Deals out of 1,736 listings starting at $5,495

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford Mustang For Sale
15,593 listings starting at $19,485
2017 Ford Mustang For Sale
70 Great Deals out of 7,540 listings starting at $15,875
2016 Ford Mustang For Sale
36 Great Deals out of 2,310 listings starting at $12,391
2015 Ford Mustang For Sale
27 Great Deals out of 2,224 listings starting at $12,000
2014 Ford Mustang For Sale
39 Great Deals out of 1,915 listings starting at $8,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.