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Vauxhall Tigra Timing belt ! When to change?

Dear All
Can anyone help me with this question.
I have a friend who owns a Vauxhall Tigra, does anyone know at what time or mileage the Cam belt should be changed?
Amazingly Vauxhall will not give her a definitive answer!!
Your help would be apreciated.

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Re: Vauxhall Tigra Timing belt ! When to change?

More Info if it helps!!
2004 Tigra 1.8L Eco Engine. Has done 23K.

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Re: Vauxhall Tigra Timing belt ! When to change?

Tell me
X04 TIGRA-B 2004- you have with Z18XE PETROL ENGINE?????

In normal conditions 50.000 to 60.000 but you have to change also the tensioner and the 2 timing belt bearings or take the
BELT, TIMING (KIT)


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Re: Vauxhall Tigra Timing belt ! When to change?

i assume that 50-60k will be kms as your from greece, ask on MIG Performance Vauxhalls - Vauxhall Forum, Owners Club, Gallery and News
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Re: Vauxhall Tigra Timing belt ! When to change?

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i assume that 50-60k will be kms as your from greece, ask on MIG Performance Vauxhalls - Vauxhall Forum, Owners Club, Gallery and News

Yes i refer to 50-60 kms

Also if you may want to have your head in piece i would suggest to change also the water pump at those kms since if any of the 2 will make the timing belt cover to open then the pandora's box inside has to be peplaced in total and not partial.
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Re: Vauxhall Tigra Timing belt ! When to change?

yep with an ecotec (Every Component On This Engines Crap) change the belt every 30ish k or 3 years and always do the waterpump also get the cam belt kit and change all the rollers and tensioners.
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Re: Vauxhall Tigra Timing belt ! When to change?

if it's an X18XE it'll be every 40,000 miles, if it's a Z18XE it'll be every 60,000 miles. I'd guess it's a Z18XE, you can check by looking at the exhaust manifold, if the CATs built into it, it's a Z, if the CATs underneath it's an X........but as always, if in doubt sort it out lol
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