Perhaps when they do these cam belt
changes in future they could make the car sound a bit more sporty by adding something into the exhaust to make me feel like I've got something for my money.
There was half a ream of service history, and it showed three cam belt
changes with at least a year to go before another would be needed.
Something that Skoda has not mentioned, which is equally important, is to check whether associated parts have also been changed when the cam belt
If anybody fancies sharing the secret of leading a normal life with me, and it doesn't involve cam belts
, then answers on a postcard to the usual address please.
If the cam belt
and associated parts - such as water pump and tensioner - have not been changed, and the mileage is over these boundaries, the cam belt
is likely to fail soon and will cause expensive damage to the engine.
0-litre 16v engine features maintenance free valve lifters, maintenance free direct ignition (no distributor), 40,000 mile spark plug changes using normal plugs and a maintenance free timing chain (no cam belt
On lots of cars, if you don't also change the pulley wheels, tensioners and even the water pump, then you may as well not bother changing the cam belt
If you make sure the cam belt
is changed regularly, these cars are reliable.
If the cam belt
and associated parts ( such as water pump and tensioner ( have not been changed, the cam belt
is likely to fail soon.
When the driver fired the car up for the first time after the rally it jumped four teeth on the cam belt
and wouldn't start
It was a broken cam belt
- repair estimated at pounds 1,800.
WHEN my cam belt
shattered on the Pontprennau roundabout on Wednesday, I was mildly disgruntled to say the least.