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hihow often do you have to change your timing belt and water pump?
Mine was last changed at 40000 milesthanks
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Kevin
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Hi kevin here .the timing belt is replaced at 4 year or 100,000 mile intervals

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
is it which ever comes first? mine was done a couple of years ago and ive done 56000 miles

So its whichever time period passes first .

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
ok thanks what about clutch and fly wheel?

No recommended interval for clutch or flywheel they are only changed when worn .

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
ok,is there any risk if you dont belt changed every 4 years?

I wouldnt go over interval .if belt breaks it causes expensive damage to engine internals .the cost of belt is around a quarter of the repair cost if it were to break

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
ok thanks

No problem please remember to rate my service

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