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I recently took my 2008 Saab 9-3 to my garage after it started making a rattling noise coming from the engine bay. On inspection the garage advised me that it need a new water pump and cam belt, plus some...
My SEAT Ateca has done 70,000 miles and is four and a half years old, when should the cam belt be changed?
I have a 2015 Citroen C3 and a Citroen main dealer has told me that the cam belt only needs changing at 11,2000 miles or at 10 years. Can this be right?
I purchased a used Citroen Dispatch four months ago from a dealer. The van is a 2017 model and has 74,000 miles on the clock. Today, the cam belt snapped and caused considerable engine damage. Can I claim...
My Volkswagen Tiguan, owned from new, is almost five years old but has only covered 26,500 miles. Volkswagen say the cam belt should be replaced at five years or 100,000 miles but cannot tell me why the...
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I bought a 2016 DS3 on 3 July from a non-main dealer garage. Two and a half weeks ago (3 months and 2 weeks after buying), I was driving on a dual carriageway, roughly 68mph when the car cut out. I rolled...
I have a 2014 Skoda Octavia vRS TDI with 88,000 miles and a full service history. It isn't due another service for 8000 miles, but the cambelt has just snapped. I don't know what engine damage has been...
I can't afford the £1400 quoted for fixing my 2007 Citroen C4 after the cam belt snapped. Garage said they would have to send head off to check damage first. Is it worth me buying a new head myself and...
I bought an old motorhome last August and the dealer did quite a bit of work on it prior to collection. He paid for a service and cam belt change at his usual local garage. However, the cam belt tensioner...
 

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