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cam belt parts it about time

fingermouse Oct 23, 2008

  1. fingermouse

    fingermouse thats me

    well im doing the cam belt soon so went and got the parts from Vw full kit and water pump £109 plus I get a bit back as the pump is exchange unit.

    Can`t believe how small the pump is lol

    Only thing I forgot was coolent ... doh and possibly that little damper ( shock absorber thingy) Is that needed when you do the job ??? It wasn`t in the kit .

    kit is belt , tensioner and a Idler roller I think.
  2. PW-Motorsport

    PW-Motorsport Member

    You don’t need to change the little damper you refer to.

    That is to tension the belt, you just need to compress this and use a pin to hold it in place while you fit the belts.

    It is often easier to remove it from the engine and compress it in a vice.
  3. abdus

    abdus Top Gear VCDS Map User


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