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by tezzan
Fri May 17, 2019 15:56
Forum: Engine and Gearbox
Topic: Cam belt change - lower timing guard removal
Replies: 8
Views: 711

Re: Cam belt change - lower timing guard removal

Dave - thanks fot that. It's a good idea, although difficult to achieve with this particular guard. Luckily I've managed to avoid the problem by undoing only the bottom bolt.

Cheers
by tezzan
Tue May 14, 2019 09:58
Forum: Engine and Gearbox
Topic: Cam belt change - lower timing guard removal
Replies: 8
Views: 711

Re: Cam belt change - lower timing guard removal

Martin - many thanks for the link. Yep, that page has been a very useful one. Dave - cheers for that, I must get myself the correct service notes. The info I've got makes no mention of it and even with alternator & PAS belts removed the upper bolt is still inaccessible. For now I've just avoided the...
by tezzan
Sun May 12, 2019 16:23
Forum: Engine and Gearbox
Topic: Cam belt change - lower timing guard removal
Replies: 8
Views: 711

Re: Cam belt change - lower timing guard removal

Martin & Jason - many thanks for your replies, it's a compliment to the forum that I get such quick responses. For now I've managed to resolve (or rather circumvent) the problem. I took option 2 from my original post - i.e. I undid the bottom bolt and managed to feed the cam belt around the guard. S...
by tezzan
Sat May 11, 2019 15:12
Forum: Engine and Gearbox
Topic: Cam belt change - lower timing guard removal
Replies: 8
Views: 711

Cam belt change - lower timing guard removal

This is my first post and inevitably it's a "please help me"! I'm attempting my first cam belt change and I've been studying all the tech info, hints & tips etc on here - all great stuff. I've hit upon a bit of a snag. My car has a lower timing belt guard fitted and I've seen reference to it in othe...