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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-16-2008, 04:38 AM Thread Starter
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Cam Belt or Chain??

Hi,
Got a 99 Vito 110CDI, have been told by a garage that it is a cam chain on these engines, not a belt, is this right??
Does the belt that is on it just do the water pump alternator etc??
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-16-2008, 07:38 AM
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Hi there i have a 99 110 CDi also. The vehicle has a chain rather than a belt.

See here
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-16-2008, 07:50 AM
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Your van definitely has a cam belt. I will replace it for you for 400 quid.

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Mercedes Bent Dealer.
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Your van definitely has a cam belt. I will replace it for you for 400 quid.

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funny you say that, when i bought my v230 i left it at my mechanics with a list of things to do. Cambelt was on there Got it back with a tick next to the cambelt request. he never charged me for that...just laughed
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Your van definitely has a cam belt. I will replace it for you for 400 quid.

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Yup. Add me to the list of cambelt plonkers.

When I bought my van I asked when had the cambelt been last changed. 'Never, we couldn't be bothered to do it...' came the sales guys reply with a comedy smile.

Informed me 5 minutes later they are chain.
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Your van definitely has a cam belt. I will replace it for you for 400 quid.

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can u do mine wile ur at it could u also replace the idiot valve

should be good for a fue light years

no matter where u go there u are

got a v280 now woo hoo
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