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Sailed through MOT,quick question

Nervously took my 3.2 Spider for its MOT,thinking of all the things that Spiders fail on,but with great relief it sailed through.All it needed was a pair of wiper blades.I asked the garage owner how she looked underneath and he replied she was perfect and that the only repair that he could see was on the jacking points,which i had done on purchase a year ago.Whilst there i got the garage to do a service and replace the battery.
My question is how often do you think i should change the cambelt ?I had it changed ,upon purchase a year ago,along with the water pump and since then i have only covered about 900 miles.So milage is not the factor just the period of time.I'm thinking of every 3 years,would this be about right ? Thanks.
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Alfa recommends 6 years or 72k miles, but others on here say 4 or 5 years or 48k/ 60k miles

In my opinion about 5 years or 60k miles is about right, so you have 4 years to go!

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Alfa recommends 6 years or 72k miles, but others on here say 4 or 5 years or 48k/ 60k miles

In my opinion about 5 years or 60k miles is about right, so you have 4 years to go!

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Was it a metal impeller pump or plastic?
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Was it a metal impeller pump or plastic?
Gosh,don't know.It was fitted by Sunnyside garage in Dagenham, a Alfa specialist,so i assume they would know which was the best one.
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Great news, MOTs are often like going to the dentist

Always a relief when you get the all clear
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