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cambelt - when to replace

Hey, just purchased a 2005 GT with 35k miles (1.8 TS), i had a 156 (2000 - 2.0 TS) that bust a cambelt at 64k and was wondring what the recommended change out would be for the new car. thnx
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Re: cambelt - when to replace

3 years or 36,000 miles, whichever comes first.
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3 years or 36,000 miles, whichever comes first.
really, that soon? would have thought it would have been more than that..
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He's absolutely right... 36k or 3 years... don't hesitate
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really, that soon? would have thought it would have been more than that..
Really! Alfa halved the change interval for the cam belt AND TENSIONERS due to so many failures.
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thats not good!
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that's not good!
Expect to pay around 300 at a decent independent Alfa specialist or use a dealership and apply for the 220 incentive from Alfa UK.
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Expect to pay around 300 at a decent independent Alfa specialist or use a dealership and apply for the 220 incentive from Alfa UK.
cheers m8, i am dublin, no doubt these swines will treble it!!
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cheers m8, i am dublin, no doubt these swines will treble it!!
If you are lucky ;-)
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