CAMBELT CHANGE COST

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Postby REDDERS » Sat Jan 12, 2008 8:30 pm

POTDCI,surely to get a discount from a renault service manager,you would need to be 'his special friend'!! :D

And i thought at £355 I was getting $hafted !?!?

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Postby boysie » Sun Jan 13, 2008 8:59 am

Buy a 150GT as they dont have a timing belt........ Oooh! Just remembered I have one for sale :D

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Postby potdci » Sun Jan 13, 2008 4:21 pm

REDDERS wrote:POTDCI,surely to get a discount from a renault service manager,you would need to be 'his special friend'!! :D

And i thought at £355 I was getting $hafted !?!?

martin

No seems your quote was ok!

He's quoted me £250 all in, but... im kind of hoping that does not include getting $hafted :lol:
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Postby REDDERS » Fri Feb 01, 2008 10:16 pm

Ok,time to update this thread.Had new cambelt fitted today.

Costings,

cambelt kit (gates o.e.),waterpump,aux.belt,5 litres 'morris' fully synthetic oil,fuel & oil filters =£ 154 inc vat. All from local motor factor.

New o/s top engine mounting & stabilizer bar (fitted as i noticed engine movement on acceleration),£ 101 inc vat.Main dealer supplied.
***NOTE,stabilizer bushes now modified to stop them moving in the metal housing.

Labour from local 'one man w/shop',to fit all above,replace coolant with longlife antifreeze & rotate wheels,inspect brake pads, £190 (no vat).

So seehow easy it is to spend £445 in 1 day,+ lose a days turnover !!!! :shock: Still it's cheaper than a snapped belt & bent engine.


regards,martin...
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Postby JAMSIEBOI » Fri Feb 01, 2008 10:32 pm

what is the service interval for the cambelt i was told 70000 when i got the car

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Postby REDDERS » Fri Feb 01, 2008 11:40 pm

Yes jamsie, 70/72k for change. Don't forget to change the water pump as well at the same time,as change of tension with new belt can often make it leak ,and to change pump means you have to strip out cam belt to get to it !
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Postby markgodden2008 » Tue Feb 12, 2008 1:32 pm

i have been quoted £287 for a cam belt kit, labour, vat, the lot, and i thought that was alot! i am gunna get mine done soon, 5 years is up, and has only done 53k!
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Re: CAMBELT CHANGE COST

Postby xman » Tue May 04, 2010 12:23 pm

Is 2010 so give us a hand updating this post :)

Mine is a Sportshatch 2004 1.6 and have only done 40k. As you know the cambelt needs to be changed every 70K or 5 years, so I am one year late and in panic mode :shock: ...

The Kingston Upon Thames dealer is not authorised anymore - they quoted £390+vat excluding the waterpump - Which I think is way too much, specially since they are not authorised dealers anymore...

Europarts has the cambelt kit for around £95 plus £40ish for the water pump. Which leaves me in the need of good mechanic... Do you guys maybe have a name you trust around here?

Just for information, how many hours do you think it will take a garage to replace the water pump and belts?

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Re: CAMBELT CHANGE COST

Postby nathan black » Tue May 04, 2010 10:13 pm

2.5 hours

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Re: CAMBELT CHANGE COST

Postby nathan black » Wed May 05, 2010 8:16 am


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Re: CAMBELT CHANGE COST

Postby xman » Wed May 05, 2010 2:21 pm

Would not really like to do it myself due to lack of time, tools and most importantly Talent! :oops:
Thanks Nathan for the info, 3 hours is right - yesterday went to a a few garages and a quote for £550! The authorised dealer in Wimbledon wants £430 - which is exactly the same that the ex-authorised dealer wants here in kingston - I would have thought that since they are no longer authorised dealers their prices would be lower??? Anyway...
The Local BOSCH service centre has quoted £308... which sort of works out at £60/hour + parts - the car is going in there next week

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Re: CAMBELT CHANGE COST

Postby Meggyman » Wed May 05, 2010 8:12 pm

Looking in my Dealer in Cannock, they guarantee their cambelts for 70 000 miles from what i remember
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Re: CAMBELT CHANGE COST

Postby xman » Thu May 06, 2010 12:40 pm

I have 40k miles and the car is 6 years old... But the manual suggests 70K miles OR 5 years, that is why I am in panic mode...

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Re: CAMBELT CHANGE COST

Postby Meggyman » Thu May 06, 2010 12:44 pm

They guarantee their new replacement belts for the same mileage
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Re: CAMBELT CHANGE COST

Postby sallies64 » Fri May 14, 2010 8:55 pm

I've just been quoted £250 + VAT by a local french car specialist garage. Local dealer quoted £500+. Megan cc is 5 years old next month and has 22,000 on the clock. Also have to get the 5 year service done on it too so the Cambelt change is going to have to wait until later on this year :roll:


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