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"I was very cautious about using ClickMechanic, I should not have been. The service was just what I would have wished for and my car was fixed at my place of work. Highly recommended." - Sara A. Stickley

Cambelts are also called camshaft belts, timing belts or timing chains.

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Wrench hand blue

117 Reviews


19th August 2018
“Simon arrived on time and took the car away to carry out timing belt and water pump replacement. Quotes are far better than garage on line.

Work completed promptly and returned to my home within 2 hours.

Very prompt, friendly and helpful. I would recommend Simon to anyone who wants to get their car repaired or maintained.
I would recommend people to use Click Mechanic it is far more economical than going direct to garage.

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Volkswagen Polo • Timing belt and Water pump replacement

11th December 2015
“Simon is helpful and knowledgeable, a good communicator and does a really good job.
Highly recommended.”


Mercedes-Benz SLK • Instrument panel replacement


587 Reviews


18th August 2018
“Timing belt changed swiftly and efficiently. No complaints at all! The mechanic arrived within the allotted times and he was done and tested really quite quickly. Very happy”


Vauxhall Meriva • Timing belt/chain replacement

9th September 2016
“Russell was called last minuteafter I was let down the same morning. Inspected the car early on in the proposed time slot and submitted the report promptly, even adding notes in addition to the standard check. He was also very helpful when we talked on the phone to discuss how to ammend a couple of issues.“


Volkswagen Golf V • Pre-purchase Inspection

Wrench hand blue

6 Reviews


18th August 2018
“colins garage was very good came early and brought the car back at the time he said he would happy with the work the done this is the second time I have used them will use again”


Jaguar XF • Timing belt/chain replacement

9th January 2017
“Colins Tyres (rosyth) guys did job great... ”


BMW 3 Series • Rear wheel bearing (one) replacement


52 Reviews


17th August 2018
“James was Friendly, polite and knowledgeable. He completed the job in good time and have me a quote for a full service before he left.”


Renault Megane • Timing belt/chain replacement

29th July 2018
“James was great. He diagnosed my car and talked me through the workings of my recent purchase, in terms I understood. I can definitely recommend James”


Jaguar XK8 • Plug-in Diagnostic Inspection

Wrench hand blue

11 Reviews


17th August 2018
“No issues, arrived on time and completed work within a day. Even gave it a clean.”


Fiat 500 • Timing belt/chain replacement

18th June 2018
“Great service, kept me informed throughout a complicated job. Chertsey Service & Mot Centre come highly recommended.”


BMW 5 Series • Timing belt/chain replacement (cambelt/chain)

Want to learn more about Cambelt changes?

Read our short guide with information on costs, symptoms and more.

What does a cambelt do?

The cambelt, or timing belt, is a belt that drives the camshaft (which operates the valves on the engine) off the crankshaft. It is a vital component of the engine and, as it is made from rubber, can wear and eventually break if not replaced as and when the manufacturer recommends.

How do you know there is something wrong with the cambelt?

  • When there is a grinding or squeaking noise coming from the engine compartment (specifically from the engine itself).
  • When the car will not start (this happens if the belt has broken).

When should you consider replacing your cambelt?

If the cambelt breaks while the engine runs it leads to severe engine damage. It can throw the valve timing off course, in which case the pistons will likely destroy valves in the cylinder head.

Secondly, always remember to replace the timing belt when stipulated in the car manufacturer's service schedule. If you happen to notice your belt is brittle or has cracks before the usual maintenance date it should also be replaced as soon as possible to avoid further damage to the engine. Seeing the expensive damage that can be done by a faulty belt that is relatively cheap to replace it is only advisable that you should not take chances with the belt.

What happens during a cambelt replacement?

  • Mechanic will disassemble parts of the engine necessary to access the cambelt
  • Mechanic will inspect the cambelt, the belt's pulleys and tensioner.
  • If necessary, the cambelt will be replaced by the mechanic.
  • Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will ensure the timing of the belt is correct.
  • Mechanic will start the engine and check to see if the engine runs as it should do, making adjustments if necessary.

How much does a cambelt Replacement cost?

The cost of a timing belt replacement depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Find out what you could save by having your cambelt replaced by Clickmechanic, by selecting your car at the top of this page!

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