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Do I change the water pump on my S-Max?

I have a 2010 Ford S-Max 1.8 TDCi diesel. It's time to change the timing belt. Somebody suggested the water pump should be done at the same time but I'm not sure why or if this is correct!

Filed under servicing - Asked by Nick Spratling (Chippenham) - Tue, 29 Sep 2020 20:16

When to replace a 2011 Fiesta's belt?

When do I need to replace the timing belt on a 2011 Ford Fiesta 1.6 Trend powershift?

Filed under servicing - Asked by William Smith (Rustenburg) - Thu, 13 Aug 2020 10:15

When to change the 1.6 diesel Focus belt?

2011 Ford Focus 1.6 diesel: when to change the timing chain?

Filed under servicing - Asked by John Brazil (Dublin ) - Tue, 23 Jun 2020 00:37

When to change my Kuga's belt?

Does my Ford Kuga have a timing belt or chain and when do I have to get it done? Is it 100,000- or 200,000km?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Rebecca Garrett (Uralla) - Sun, 28 Jun 2020 07:30

When to change my Kuga's cambelt?


I've just bought a Ford Kuga 2.0-litre TDCi AWD and it's done 67,000 miles and it's a 2010; do I need to change the cambelt and if so any idea of price please?


Filed under servicing - Asked by Julian Pufftt (Oxfordshire ) - Sat, 30 May 2020 20:35

Do I need to change my Kuga's belt again?


I changed all the belts of my Ford Kuga 2.5 at 200,000km; I'd just like to know if they must be changed at 400,000km? I only do 20,000km a year.


Filed under servicing - Asked by Francisco Bettencourt (Meyerton) - Tue, 02 Jun 2020 07:50

When to change my Astra 1.4's timing belt?


When should I change the timing belt on an my 2003 Opel Astra 1.4? I've been told figures ranging from 40,000- to 100,000 miles so really need to get a definitive answer.



Filed under servicing - Asked by Garry Zancanaro (Ballinasloe) - Thu, 04 Jun 2020 20:56

Should I get my car serviced now or delay?

I live in Dungarvan, 50km from Waterford where I purchased my car and which is under warranty and now due a service. Is this considered essential travel from a safety viewpoint and if not and I delay the service, will it affect my warranty?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Gerry Cummins (Dungarvan, Co. Waterford) - Sat, 16 May 2020 15:48

Should I change my Skoda Fabia's belt?

I have a 60-plate Skoda Fabia 1.6 TDI, mileage 91k. My garage keeps telling me I should get the cambelt changed. No record of it having a new one fitted before I bought it, when it showed 48k.

Please advise.

Filed under servicing - Asked by Tim Staveley (Grantham) - Sun, 24 Mar 2019 17:42

Should this Qashqai's belt be changed?

Hi all,

I am close to buying a 2012 Nissan Qashqai+2 Tekna model with 89,000 miles on the clock. When I asked the garage about the timing belt and water pump, they said it was too early, that it's usually done at 120,000 miles; is this true? I am worried because it's a lot of money to spend to be screwed over...

Filed under servicing - Asked by Timothy O'Sullivan (Killarney ) - Mon, 25 Mar 2019 20:51

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