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Looking at doing some maintenance on the famous 'rat probe' this winter. Got a cambelt from Andy when i bought the car, what else would you recommend changing at same time? Water pump? Pulleys?
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I'd do the Water Pump and possibly the Idler if the Bearing doesn't feel great.
Also the Tensioner Spring on the Idler is a must on a 16V
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As per Jon G says, plus check the state of the Aux belts while messing about in the engine bay,
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The water pump can’t be replaced without taking the cam belt off, so its a “must”, to do it at the same time.
Remember, make sure you lock those cams in place, or your lose the timing.
A couple of ‘mole grips’ does the job
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