How much does a new cam belt cost?

I was charged £700 for the fitting of a new cam belt kit on my Ford Focus. Was I overcharged?

Asked on 27 March 2018 by jtrp

Answered by Honest John
That is on the high side for a new timing belt, tensioner waterpump and alternator pump. If if did not include a waterpump then yes, you were definitely ripped off.
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