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    when should the cambelt be changed???

    ive got a mk4 z16xe as far as im aware the cambelt hasnt been changed its got 56000 on the clock should i get it done and any idea how much???

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    i think it's recommended every 40k, and mine cost £165.00 from an independent garage, but thats for a mk4 1.8 sri

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    about 40 to 60k ! and costs about £130 to £160 depeing on where u go! btw make sure it done as mine was never done and it had done 118K
    Back in an astra and loving it

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    It should be changed every 4 years or 40k miles, so you need to change yours asap. It's a good idea to change the water pump at the same time. You can expect to pay around £200 including the water pump change.
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    Mine needs doing soon, creeping upto 120K
    Mike where did you get yours done in end?
    Disclaimer - some of the above text may actually be sarcasm (believe it or not!)

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