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    Hello all,

    Just wondered if anybody down South has any recommendations for a mobile mech/garage for a cambelt change.

    The Veccie has done 112k and despite good history I cannot find any information as to the belt being changed. I did mention this to the dealer before picking the car up, but they aren't be overly helpful. Still dragging their heels over changing the knackered thermostat (only had the car a week).

    Anybody also know the cost of a belt kit and waterpump through Trade Club?

    Cheers

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    I have the 1.9 cdti 120 8v

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    I work at Southern Tyres in Emsworth (near the train station) on Fridays and Saturdays and have done quite a few.

    The other guys that work there are all trained and careful with customers cars too.

    I have suggested to other people to buy genuine parts then get a garage to fit them.

    Books at about 2 hours from memory.

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    am fairly sure that vauxhall do it for a flat rate of £199 just now, but i may be wrong

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    http://www.vauxhall.co.uk/owners_ser...e-repairs.html

    not sure if this includes the parts? and you have to be registered with them.

    edit that looks like the standard masterfit service, if your a member fo the service club i belive you get further discounts,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jebus View Post
    am fairly sure that vauxhall do it for a flat rate of £199 just now, but i may be wrong
    They are £249 and dont think it includes doing the water pump: http://www.vauxhall.co.uk/owners_ser...FXDLtAodjkIAMw

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    Thanks gents for the suggestions, think some calls to different places tomorrow is in order. Including trading standards if the dealership doesn't get back to me about the thermostat!!

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