VW Polo TDI Timing Belt Service IntervalWhen Is My Volkswagen Diesel Cam Belt Kit Due?
- 2nd December 2015
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Why does my cambelt need to be changed?
The cambelt is one of the hardest working parts in your engine, driving major parts of the engine and keeping everything synchronised. Changing it prevents snaps, cracks and tears which in turn minimises the risk of major engine damage.
What happens if it’s not changed?
The belt can go slack, making it snap or jump. This can cause severe damage to the engine. Your car will break down and could be very expensive to repair.
We strip down the relevant parts of the engine and renew the cambelt and cambelt tensioner. Then we reassemble the engine and road test your car on all vehicles supplied where the cam belt kit is due.
How often does it need to be changed?
4 – 5 years (4 years for cars registered before September 2009, 5 years thereafter). This may need to be changed sooner for high mileage drivers.
Click on this link- VW cam belt interval it shows you the service schedule for the Volkswagen range of cam belt intervals. We are currently preparing Quality VW TDI’S for sale with comprehensive services,and History, naturally with Cam belt kit replacements where necessary.
The picture below shows the old components of a VW Polo SE TDI being prepared comprehensively for the new keeper.
Benefits of having my cambelt changed
Peace of mind knowing excessive wear to your engine and the risk of snapping of the belt have been minimised and that your engine life is prolonged