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    Default Hi all, another newbie here!

    Hi Guys, Just thought i would introduce myself...
    Im from Wakefield and drive a 3.2 V6 Elite Auto (Fully Loaded except for heated rear seats and electric front seats)

    Oh....its a 2002 (52) bought last year with only 17,500 miles......now just changed to 30,000, and i love it!!!
    Despite having a gearbox failure at 19,000 miles (£1700 later and all is well).

    Just a quick question....What milage should my cam belt be changed? at not been done yet

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    i drive an oil burner so sorry not much help with the cam belt thing
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    welcome to the site m8

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    ...............i beleive the vx theory on cambelts is 80.000.................but many an expert beleive it should be changed well b4 this .......just do a search there are several threads on this matter

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    to the site mate
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    hi m8 and to the forum

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    Hi and welcome to the site.

    cambelts are a sticky subject..Your handbook will say 80,000 miles.. But after owning and repairing VX's for years i'll strongly reccomend 40-50,000 miles and a 5 yr max life on the belts...if the belt breaks it'll cost you a whole lot more than the price of a belt and roller kit..

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