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    Looking at getting the timing belt changed on my new acquisition, however having looked at the autodata book with my local mechanic there is no reference to the 3.0 V6 diesel under the vauxhall section, am I correct in thinking this is the unit used by Isuzu and is a similar job with the addition of maybe taking off a few extra bits?

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    Yes it has a cambelt. And it is isuzu it has to be changed at 100K.. Saab with the same engine 120K. Anyway its easy to change. As it s right at the top of the engine as its gears from Crank to fuel pump.

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    The labour time is 2.5 hours
    This includes checking and resetting the valve timing (failure to do so may damage the Suction Control Valves)

    The cambelt kit is about £200

    I had mine replaced at 90K miles (4 years) and was in very good condition (compared to some I have seen at that mileage)

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    If you pm me your email address ill send you all the data and illustrations for it off autodata 2009

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    Attachment 32899 Thats the timing diagram for it matey.

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    Thanks v.much

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