The 1.4-liter Ford FXJA, FXJB, FXJC or 1.4 Zetec SE engine was produced from 2001 to 2012 and was installed on such well-known models as the Fiesta and the Fusion compact MPV created on its basis. Around 2004, all these units were transferred to EURO 4 and renamed from Zetec to Duratec.

The Zetec SE line also includes internal combustion engines: FUJA, FYDA and MHA.

The engine was installed on:

  • Ford Fiesta Mk5 in 2001 – 2008;
  • Ford Fusion Mk1 in 2002 – 2012.


Production years 2001-2012
Displacement, cc 1388
Fuel system distributed injection
Power output, hp 80
Torque output, Nm 124
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 76
Piston stroke, mm 76.5
Compression ratio 11.0
Features no
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.8
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 3/4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Ford Fusion 2003)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000
Weight, kg 91

Disadvantages of the FXJA/FXJB/FXJC engine

  • This engine does not like bad fuel; spark plugs and coils often fail in it;
  • For the same reason, the filter mesh in the tank quickly becomes clogged and the fuel pump breaks down;
  • Previously scheduled 120,000 km may require replacement of the timing belt and its roller;
  • Not the most reliable parts here also include the thermostat and engine mounts;
  • Due to the lack of hydraulic lifters, valves need to be adjusted every 100,000 km.

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