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1.6L Duratec TI-VCT 4-cylinder Ford Firing Order

1.6L Duratec TI-VCT 4-cylinder Ford Firing Order

The 1.6-Liter Duratec TI-VCT engine is different than the original 1.6 Duratec. It’s equipped with variable valve timing, a different intake manifold, different pistons, and run by different software.

Here’s the cylinder numbering and firing order for the 1.6L Duratec TI-VCT 4-cylinder engine

1.5L 4-cylinder Ford firing order
Spark Plug Gap: 0.028–0.031

Firing Order: 1-3-4-2

Engine specifications for the Ford 1.6L Duratec TI-VCT 4-cylinder engine

Cylinder block material Aluminum
Cylinder head material Aluminum
Fuel type Gasoline
Fuel system Electronic fuel injection
Configuration Inline
Number of cylinders 4
Valves per cylinder 4
Valvetrain layout DOHC
Bore, mm 79.0
Stroke, mm 81.4
Displacement, cc 1596
Type of internal combustion engine Four-stroke, naturally aspirated
Compression Ratio 11.0
Power, hp 115/6000
Torque, lb ft 114/4150
Firing order 1-3-4-2
Engine oil weight 5W-20, 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.1
Oil change interval, mile 6,000

Ford 1.6L Duratec TI-VCT 4-cylinder engine applications

Ford C-Max
Ford Focus Mk II
Ford Mondeo Mk IV

Ford 1.6L Duratec TI-VCT 4-cylinder engine reliability

Fairly reliable. The engine is known for noisy operation

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