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Cambelt / Timing Belt Replacement

A Cambelt or Timing belt is the life line that connects the top and bottom of the engine turning together. If a cambelt breaks, most engines are badly damaged. It is recommended by most vehicle manufactures to replace the cambelt when you have reached 100,000 kms or 5 years. Most European vehicles are sooner. If it breaks it can cause very costly repairs and inconvenience.


When buying a s/hand car it is always best to check the cambelt replacement history or get it done to avoid failure.

Signs of a worn Cambelt

  • Vehicle at 100,000 kms or 5 years old
  • Rough idling or stalling
  • Car is har to start
  • Strange noises coming from the engine.
  • Oil leaks onto cambelt causes belt to fail

Need advise or your Cambelt replaced? Contact us online or call 07 847 0532