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Alfa 156 1.9JTD sportwagon cam belt changes?

Can anyone tell me the frequency of a 1.9 JTD sportwagon cam belt change frequency. I have one where I believe it was changed at 79.5k in 2008. Just done 108k now. Any advice welcome.
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The offical rule from Alfa is 5 years or 72k miles (which ever occurs first) but most use 4 years 60k miles also you need to replace the waterpump at the same time - there is a thread related to waterpump issues.
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As CJO said. 4 years and 60k is regarded as the safe and sensible option due to the waterpump failure issues
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Is this the JTD 8v or 16v engine????? If 16v then if the waterpump hasn't been changed before get it done now. May as well get the cambelt/tensioner/idle bearing done at the same time as all needs to come off to get it done.

8v engine waterpump though much more robust - but get it changed anyway next time you get the belt changed (72,000 miles or 5 years whichever occurs first).
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