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Does my Toyota Avensis 2.0 D-4D have a timing chain or a belt drive?
Filed under servicing - Asked by Jonathan Garvey (Galway ) - Mon, 05 Mar 2018 17:22
I was going to give my car a service, but before I start, I was wondering is the oil filter hard to gain access to, as there are two pipes running above it; it's a 2011 Skoda Octavia 1.6 TDI.
Any advice would be great
Filed under servicing - Asked by Kevin O Donovan (Dublin) - Tue, 02 Apr 2013 13:34
Looking at a VW Passat with 77,000km on the clock. What should I be asking about timing belt replacment and/or air condition pollen filter replacement?
Filed under servicing - Asked by Joe Bishop (Dublin) - Mon, 28 Jan 2013 00:13
How reliable are the timing belts on the 2015 Skoda Octavia 1.2 petrol TSI? How often should they be changed? Any issues with timing belt on new 1.0 TSI?
Filed under servicing - Asked by James Barry (Dublin) - Mon, 26 Feb 2018 12:54
I notice in the detailed UK specs for the Kia Stinger (which otherwise appears like a wonderful car), it says, both for the 2.0-litre and 3.0-litre petrol engines, that the service interval is a mere six months. This seems weird when many new cars with powerful engines have a two-year service interval, at least for the first service. What do you think?
Filed under servicing - Asked by Philip Donegan (Ballina) - Sat, 03 Feb 2018 14:55
I bought a Ford Kuga in Jan 2015 and have done 127,000km. I was asked to change the timing belt today at a Ford service. I Googled and found out that I can do up to 200,000km or 10 years between timing belt replacements. If that is so I could save money now and do it later. Can you advise? Mine is three years old and I service it regularly, at least every three months, as I am always driving long distances alone.
Filed under servicing - Asked by Bee Hoon Lim (Batu Pahat, Johor) - Sat, 10 Feb 2018 13:04
Peugeot 407: timing belt or chain?
Filed under servicing - Asked by Harry JD Tate - Mon, 25 Feb 2013 12:33
When is the timing chain supposed to be changed on a Mercedes-Benz E 200 1.8 petrol? It's a 2003 model with 100,000 miles on the clock.
Filed under servicing - Asked by Garry Crowe (Limerick) - Mon, 25 Feb 2013 18:13
When should the timing chain/belt be changed on a 2007 Opel Astra?
Filed under servicing - Asked by Eddie Hall (Cootehill) - Sun, 31 Mar 2013 08:19
What is the recommended service interval to change the timing belt in the 2014 Skoda Rapid 1.6 TDI?
Filed under servicing - Asked by Padmanabhaiah Duddela (Secunderabad) - Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:15