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Fiat Punto Eleganza: Fiat Eleganza 2002 plate 1.2 Petrol. manual.

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Fiat Eleganza 2002 plate 1.2 Petrol. manual. Broken alternator belt, Smoke coming from belt when turning over Causes, cost of repairs?

tims auto repair :

hi

tims auto repair :

you have a complainant locked up that isnt turning with the drive belt

tims auto repair :

it could be the alternator,water pump or the idler

Customer:

alternator belt is broken?

tims auto repair :

cost would depend on what component is damaged/locked up

tims auto repair :

if it is smoking..if it isnt broken,,it will break

Customer:

Give me a worst case scenario

tims auto repair :

i would think the alternator would be the most expensive..

Customer:

any figure in mind

tims auto repair :

i will give you a close estimate

tims auto repair :

i would think parts and labor around 300 euro +/-

tims auto repair :

but

tims auto repair :

you do need to see what the problem is,,it may be the less expensive fix

tims auto repair :
Customer:

would my turning engine over when belt was faulty have caused any other damage? head gasket ect?

tims auto repair :

no

tims auto repair :

it would only damage the belt

Customer:

you 100% on that

tims auto repair :

it will get replaced with the repair

tims auto repair :

yes

tims auto repair :

as long as you didnt get the car hot

Customer:

Ok cheers, XXXXX XXXXX give feedback thanks

tims auto repair :

you are very welcome

tims auto repair :
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Customer: replied 4 years ago.


Yes i have given you a rating "Excellent Service" And no i do not have any other questions at this time


 


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