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Cambelt advise ...
#1
My cambelt was last renewed on 26/9/08 but its only done 15000 miles since ! But the belts getting on for 5 years old ?
Should i be looking at getting it renewed ?
Its a 2001 DW8 .
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(14-04-2013, 06:01 PM)Locky Wrote:  My cambelt was last renewed on 26/9/08 but its only done 15000 miles since ! But the belts getting on for 5 years old ?
Should i be looking at getting it renewed ?
Its a 2001 DW8 .

I would get confirmation from a good source,but I personally would be inclined to change it.Confusedalut::thumbsup:Confusedalut:
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#3
Ive decided to go ahead and get it renewed , once i have something in my head like this it wont go away till i have piece of mind .
A good local garage is doing the work . Cambelt kit and new water pump £265 all in ..
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#4
Cambelt is every 150K or 10yrs.
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#5
Its 72k miles and most advise to halve the mileage and years if used for short journeys ...
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(16-04-2013, 05:26 PM)Locky Wrote:  Ive decided to go ahead and get it renewed , once i have something in my head like this it wont go away till i have piece of mind .
A good local garage is doing the work . Cambelt kit and new water pump £265 all in ..

Good idea -much cheaper than a valve vs piston altercation.
Not Chevron Motors is it?
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#7
No its not a dealer , its a local family run garage that we've used before ..
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#8
Well its all done and i now have peace of mind ..Cambelt kit , waterpump , aux belt ....
I had it done here and could highly recommend them ..
http://www.worcestersmobilemechanic.co.uk/
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