Engine Ford FXFA

The 2.4-liter Ford FXFA or 2.4 TDDi Duratorq DI engine was produced from 2000 to 2006 and was installed on the fourth generation of the popular Transit minibus. Despite the impressive design, this diesel engine was not very reliable.

The Duratorq-DI line also includes internal combustion engines: D3FA, D5BA and D6BA.

The engine was installed on:

  • Ford Transit Mk6 in 2000 – 2006.


Production years 2000-2006
Displacement, cc 2402
Fuel system direct injection
Power output, hp 115
Torque output, Nm 185
Cylinder block cast iron R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 89.9
Piston stroke, mm 94.6
Compression ratio 19.0
Features intercooler
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive double row chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging yes
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 6.7
Fuel type diesel
Euro standards EURO 3
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Ford Transit 2003)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~300 000

Disadvantages of the FXFA engine

  • Even from a small amount of impurities in the fuel, the VP44 high pressure fuel pump drives chips;
  • Dirt from the pump scatters throughout the system and, first of all, clogs all nozzles;
  • The camshaft beds are also subject to fairly rapid wear;
  • The two-row chain only looks massive, but in fact it stretches to 150,000 km;
  • The weak point of the cylinder-piston group of the engine is the upper connecting rod bushing.

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