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Can you tell me when I should replace the cam belt on my Audi TT? The dealership are advising it needs changing now as it is five years old - is this correct?
What is the service schedule, from new, for a 2001 Ford Fiesta 1.25 petrol? In addition, what is the schedule for the cam belt to be replaced? Furthermore, will those service schedules, and cam belt intervals...
I have a 2001 Audi A3 1.8 TFSI with 79,000 miles on the clock. My manual actually states 115,000 to change the cam belt, but everybody online, forums, mechanics suggest 75,000. I am now very concerned...
I recently purchased an Audi A6 and wanted to know when the cam belt needs to be changed? I presume it has one. Online forums suggest a different mileage change for business and private users. With the...
My Golf SE TDI Estate Mk 4 (2000), which I bought in 2013 for £800 and which has clocked up 71,000 miles, requires a new gearbox, mast, and cam belt. Should I go ahead with the repairs or not? Repairs...
My 2008 Land Rover Freelander is nearing 50,000 miles. Can you tell me when I should change the cam belt? A friend of mine (who works with Land Rovers) say the belt will last 100,000 miles, but the car...
I purchased a 2009 Volkswagen Golf 1.4 16v at the end of February 2013. The salesman failed to mention that when it turned four years old we would need the cam belt / water pump replacing at a cost of...
My 2009 SEAT Ibiza is coming up for its service and I have been informed a cam belt change is required. Is this right? I’ve only driven 25,000 miles and the books says it doesn’t have to be changed until...
My 2008 Ford Fiesta is due for its five year service. It has covered 30,000 miles and has been running perfectly. Can you tell me if there’s any know issues with this car? And when should I replace the...
I purchased a used 2010 Volkswagen Golf last month, which is still covered by its dealer warranty. I have had it inspected by a local garage after it started making noises when the ignition was switched...
 

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