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

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Bath , 12 years of experience


“Michael was great - called before he arrived. Got the job done no problems!

We have already recommended Click Mechanic to our neighbour!

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Fiat Punto Evo • Timing belt and Water pump replacement

“Mike always kept me informed with the progress of my car. Very happy with the service.”

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Dudley , 6 years of experience


“Anthony was very helpful and did a neat and tidy job just left him to it”

Fiat Grande Punto • Timing belt and Water pump replacement

“No issues. Chaps were friendly, job completed with no problems.”

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Kings Car Repairs

Kettering , 25 years of experience


“Both of them very friendly and knowing theirs job. Happy with the work they've done.”

Fiat Bravo • Timing belt and Water pump replacement

“Excellent service,arrived promptly and carried out all works satisfactorily. I will definitely use this service in future.”

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“James was awesome! Really friendly and took the time to explain what the process will be to complete the work. Would definitely recommend to friends.”

Vauxhall/Opel Astra-H • Timing belt and Water pump replacement

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“Darren was really good. He explained what he had done and showed me the parts he had replaced. He even gave me really good advice about a separate problem. He also came back to look at the car when it appeared to leak water after the job had been completed. He made sure everything was ok. “
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Peugeot 207 • Timing belt and Water pump replacement

“Darren was great, his communication was great and he just got on with the job. Once done he explained what he'd done and I found him very friendly.”

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How much does a Cambelt change cost?

Labour times and part prices vary depending on the particular vehicle, but to give you an idea here are some examples.

Car Franchise Dealer estimate Independent Garage estimate ClickMechanic ClickMechanic Saving
Car2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS Franchise Dealer Est.£912 - £1008 Independent Garage Est.£354 - £391 ClickMechanic Est.£349 - £386 Saving61%
Car2011 Fiat Punto Evo Franchise Dealer Est.£227 - £251 Independent Garage Est.£153 - £170 ClickMechanic Est.£152 - £168 Saving32%
Car2013 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Franchise Dealer Est.£537 - £598 Independent Garage Est.£265 - £296 ClickMechanic Est.£263 - £294 Saving50%
Car2012 BMW 3 Series Franchise Dealer Est.£1840 - £2059 Independent Garage Est.£659 - £766 ClickMechanic Est.£650 - £757 Saving63%
Car2006 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Franchise Dealer Est.£1246 - £1395 Independent Garage Est.£608 - £687 ClickMechanic Est.£603 - £682 Saving51%

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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