Re: Timing Belt on V70
Yes, always replace tension rollers.
At 2nd change of timing belt 240000km, I changed the water pump.
The job is not complicated but need some experience. A bad work could have
damage as result.
(V70 98 245000 km )
"Tim.." <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> "Peter (Remove one i and theRemove)" <email@example.com> wrote
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> > I have a '98 V70 that needs to have the timing belt replaced. I have two
> > questions-
> > 1. Does it need the tension pulley replaced ?
> > 2. Is this a job that my local gas station mechanic can do?
> The White block engines are not as straight forward as are some engines,
> requiring special tools, but requiring more skill, patience and time than
> some others.
> There is far greater risk of cocking the job up without realising it.
> I would recommend you ask someone who is of alittle higher calibre than a
> 'gas station mechanic'- no offence to him.
> I would severely recommend botht he tensioner roller, and guide roller to
> changed, along with the water pump and gasket when the t'belt is changed.
> And possibly the aux belt too.