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Locate an affordable cambelt change with a trusted timing belt specialist near you

Cambelt replacement, otherwise known as timing belt replacement, is essential at a time according to your manufacturer's schedule.

It is often cost-effective to replace your water pump at the same time so don't be surprised if our mechanics suggest it.

A snapped belt can cause engine damage and sometimes issues with the head gasket.

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Top garages for Cambelt Change (11,713 found)
Bespoke Motor Services Ltd
221 Jobs Completed
Wigan
4.8 / 5

Bespoke Motor Services Ltd are the fastest growing vehicle repair and customisation centre located in wigan.
Ideally located to service all of the North West.
We are specialised in vehicle servicing and repairs and customisation, we have the latest in diagnostics and 26 years experience.
One single garage for all your car needs!
Service and maintenance work, clutches, timing chains and belts, all electrical work, difficult jobs undertaken, mot failures, etc.
We provide an excellent service to all our customers and we take pride in the quality of our services.
We have fully trained technicians with over 26 years of experience working above the dealer level.
All the work carried is quality checked by second tech and we offer a warranty for all our jobs.
We promise to beat in price and quality any written quote and offer a quick turnaround for all customers.
We offer interest payment plans that allow you to pay in 4 interest free instalments with no credit checks

R Milnes and Sons
8 Job Completed
Bridlington
5.0 / 5

R Milnes and Sons is a local family business that has been established in Bridlington since 1926,
offering a range of quality second hand cars featuring all makes and models.
We have a fully equipped workshop that not only offers comprehensive Diagnostic equipment, but also houses full Service and MOT facilities as well as Air Conditioning system repair and re-gas.
We also supply tyres and wheel alignment at very competitive prices.
Are you looking for a new car? R Milnes & Son can provide the right car at the right price.
Get the best prices and quality low mileage cars in Bridlington! Contact us today!

AEC Motors (Mallusk)
614 Jobs Completed
Newtownabbey
4.7 / 5

We at AEC Motors have been working on Audi and Volkswagen vehicles for over 15 years, however we have over 30 years of experience in the motor trade and have worked on most makes and models by now. We use state of the art Mac Tool’s and Snap-on car diagnostic equipment which can read the fault codes in your ECU’s memory. Our fully trained technicians are then able to produce a report and inform you of any necessary repairs, to get you back on the road quickly and safely.
And Have won BEST GARAGE Northern Ireland By WCFMC on its annual Awards 3 years running which is a FIRST for any garage both here and in mainland Britain

We are happy to provide a free collection and delivery service for vehicles within 7 miles of our garage depending car is drivable & roadworthy.
**Note If car needs recovered there will be a recovery fee applicable**

Collingham Autos LTD
57 Jobs Completed
Manchester
4.8 / 5

We specialise in car repair and car servicing all carried out in our fully equipped garage. We are a family business and operate throughout the Manchester, Cheetham Hill area. We offer an excellent service in many areas including MOT collect & delivery, car and van repair and general vehicle servicing.

We have an excellent reputation for customer service and we pride ourselves in providing main dealer quality at local garage prices. With our highly experienced team of mechanics, you won’t find a better car repair service in Manchester, Cheetham Hill or beyond.

We also offer our customers a collection and delivery service meaning minimal disruption to your day. Our technician will come collect your vehicle at suitable time. We will carry out a full MOT and once passed return the vehicle to you.

Halfords Autocentre Ilkeston
5 Job Completed
Ilkeston
5.0 / 5

Halfords Autocentres is the UK’s leading chain of over 300 independent wholly owned garages, specialising in MOTs, servicing, Tyres, and all types of mechanical repairs from brakes & suspension to clutches and timing belts. Our highly trained ATA technicians have access to the latest diagnostic equipment and vehicle service data allowing us to service and repair all makes of cars to dealer standards.

We continue to invested in training to ensure we are prepared for future challenges, for example we have Hybrid trained technicians at all sites. Our extensive equipment investment ensure that we can meet the requirements of a changing vehicle parc with heavy lift capability in most sites for the growing van fleet and upgraded diagnostic equipment to handle the vast range of new drive assistance systems found on new cars.

IN'n'OUT Autocentres Norwich
524 Jobs Completed
Norwich
4.4 / 5

At IN’n’OUT Autocentres we offer fixed prices MOTs and Servicing for any make and model of car with no hidden extras. We are proud to be a ‘Which? Trusted Trader’ so we are really a garage you can trust. We also have a 5 Star Trustpilot reviews rating. We provide OEM parts and 12 months warranty on all parts and servicing. We only use premium Castrol oils in all servicing.

Our services are all completed ‘while-u-wait’ so you have never have the inconvenience of losing your car for the day. You can watch your car as it is being worked on through the viewing window or sit back and relax in our clean and comfortable customer lounges with FREE Wi-Fi and coffee and read the latest magazines.

Check out our latest reviews and BOOK NOW!!

Southcoast Automotive Services ltd
261 Jobs Completed
Southampton
5.0 / 5

Friendly, Local Family Run Garage

We are your friendly, local family run car garages in Hampshire,
dedicated to providing you with a comprehensive range of automotive services tailored for your specific requirements.

From car servicing and maintenance to engine diagnostics and car repairs in, Botley, Hedge End and the surrounding areas we are the company to call. All work undertaken is completed to the highest of standards by trained and experienced auto specialists.

We are dedicated to providing a superb range of garage services to meet all your private vehicle
and small business needs, including performance and kit cars - please call for details.

Luton Automotive 1
1306 Jobs Completed
Luton
4.7 / 5

Hi

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO MINIMISING RISK DUE TO COVID-19 WE ARE CURRENTLY OFFERING OUR CUSTOMERS A FREE COLLECTION AND DELIVERY SERVICE. PLEASE GET IN TOUCH TO BOOK IN!

We operate from 3 locations : LUTON; MILTON KEYNES and OXFORD SO WE COVER BEDS. HERTS.BUCKS&OXFORDSHIRE. WITH TEAM MEMBERS AVAILABLE MOST TIMES IN DIFFERNT COUNTIES WE ARE ALWAYS ABLE TO HELP
We offer a pick up and drop off service for a small fee where we leave our vehicle outside your address and pick up your car and repair it then return it back to you.

We also provide you with mobile service where we can repair minor and quick repairs outside your address. subject to availability
We have a recovery truck with a small charge pick up cars that require a ramp and heavy work such as gearbox or clutches.
We are approved & experienced with:-

WINDSCREEN & BODY GLASS
WINDSCREEN CHIP REPAIRS
BODYSHOP REPAIRS
MECHANICAL & DIAGNOSTICS
ROADSIDE RECOVERY
AIR CONDITIONING
MOT's
Please call us as all work carried out is warranted.
17 years business portfolio
"Service without compromise"

http://www.lutonautomotive.com/

Rivus Fleet Solutions - Glasgow
7 Job Completed
Glasgow,
5.0 / 5

Rivus, formerly known as BT Fleet, is the UK’s largest fleet management company with a network of fully-accredited and manufacturer-approved garages throughout the UK. Our garages are responsible for working on some of the largest fleets in the country – and they’re open to you too. Our qualified technicians have the skills and equipment to do whatever is needed to keep your vehicle moving, including servicing, maintenance, repairs and MOTs. We have a have a long history of providing award-winning services at the most competitive prices, together with network of trusted suppliers so your vehicle will only be fitted with parts of highest quality. We’re ready to help you.

Westbere Garage
11 Jobs Completed
Canterbury
5.0 / 5

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Kens Autos Warlingham
458 Jobs Completed
Warlingham
4.6 / 5

Ken's Autos Warlingham are your local garage that have been trading for over 30 years. We offer a great service to the community with fair and reasonable prices and can take on any work on any model of car; from a bulb change to an engine rebuild!

We are fully insured and offer a FREE collection and delivery service with car valeting included.

George mobile mechanic
19 Jobs Completed
london
5.0 / 5

Hi My Name is Dorde Gasparovic. Commonly called as "George" by many. I own a garage in HA97NE. My garage is located 6 minutes walk from North Wembley Station. My business started in year 2016 and been working as a mobile mechanic for more than 15 years. I specializes in diagnosing and repairing all aspects of auto repair issues from brakes, starters, axles, fuel systems, electrical systems, to head gaskets, intakes, timing belts and exhaust work and body work. My mobile number isand my email address is [email protected] Our garage is open from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 2pm during Saturday. In George Mobile Garage we value your car repair needs:-)

Barnside Motors
902 Jobs Completed
Maidenhead
4.9 / 5

Welcome to Barnside Motors.
We are a garage based near Maidenhead and Slough providing large workshop, MOT and car sales facilities. We offer free collection and delivery.

We are a 6 ramp workshop, servicing more than 2000 cars and MOT 2500 cars every year. We are RMI approved and an RAC approved garage for car sales, we are part of the Trading Standards approved code of businesses and we are also a Black Circles Premier garage.

We are an authorised agent for Forte and specialists in Diesel Particulate Filter/EGR/Diesel system cleaning. We use the latest Bosch and SnapOn diagnostic equipment.

We have 105 av. 5star reviews on Google and average 5stars across Good Garage Scheme, Black Circles, RAC, WhoCanFixMyCar, Autotrader and all our social media.

Express Tyre & Auto Centre
1254 Jobs Completed
Ossett
4.8 / 5

"We are based in Ossett, just outside Wakefield and only 2 minutes from Junction 40 of the M1. From our purpose built garage we offer a full and comprehensive range of motoring services from MOT testing, tyres, exhausts, brakes and batteries to servicing. We will beat any genuine quote."

Jct
1 Job Completed
Basildon
5.0 / 5

Fully qualified technician with irtec and many other Diagnostic Certificates
in cars vans and trucks

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Frequently asked questions
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What is a Cambelt?

The cambelt helps your engine run efficiently by making sure its valves open and close in sync. The cambelt ensures your engine parts run in harmony, keeping the timings just right to make the engine as efficient as possible.
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Where is the Cambelt located?

So, where is the cambelt exactly? This depends on your vehicle:
  • In front wheel drive vehicles the cambelt is usually on the left hand side of your engine
  • In rear wheel drive vehicles the cambelt is usually at the front of the engine, usually protected by a plastic cover
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How much does a Cambelt Change cost?

While the rubber Cambelt itself costs very little, there is a certain amount of work and expertise involved in fitting it and ensuring the engine's timing is set correctly. Cambelt change costs vary, ranging from £300-£600. The price will depend on:
  • The make and model of your vehicle
  • Your location
  • Your mechanic or garage
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What are the symptoms of a worn Cambelt?

There are many signs which point to a problem with your cambelt including: High pitched, whirring engine sounds Juddering when the engine is on Difficulty starting up your vehicle Spots of oil or coolant on your cambelt
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What happens if your Cambelt breaks?

If the cambelt breaks it could cause serious internal damage to your engine which can be very expensive or even impossible to fix.
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Should I change my Water Pump and Cambelt at the same time?

Your garage may have recommended a water pump change at the same time as your cambelt change. This is because both parts are located in the same area and typically become worn out at the same point in a vehicle's life. Changing both parts at the same time can save on future labour costs.

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Cambelt Change Cost

A Cambelt Change will likely cost between £300-£400. It will vary depending on your car due to differences in labour time and parts needed. Take a look below at the average quote on WhoCanFixMyCar.com for some of the top car makes.


Cambelt Change Cost by Car Make
Car MakeAverage PriceGet Quotes
Vauxhall£263.77
Volkswagen£308.53
Ford£279.71
Renault£280.43
Citroen£290.08
Peugeot£266.15
Audi£310.39
BMW£457.30
Nissan£309.73
Toyota£303.03
Mercedes£413.72
MINI£424.57

This table uses data from quotes provided on WhoCanFixMyCar.com between 06/03/2020 and 04/06/2020.

Cambelt / Timing Belt

The cambelt is a rubber belt which controls the timing of a vehicle’s internal combustion engines. It is a vital part in making the vehicle run smoothly. It ensures that the crankshaft and camshaft rotate in synchronisation. A timing belt is another word for a cam belt.

A snapped timing belt is rare, whereas tension issues are more common.

If the belt is too loose it will end up whipping around inside the engine, which will cause a variety of knock on effects.


Contrastingly, if the belt is too tight, it will put a strain on the bearings of the cogs it is fitted to.

A tight belt will cause a whining noise to be emitted from the engine so upon hearing this sound make sure to book a repair as soon as possible. You shouldn’t wait until this happens, as the damage caused by a faulty cambelt will end up costing you even more money in repairs.

The cambelt will need replacing at some point, usually around the 30,000 – 50,000 mile mark but make sure to consult the vehicles owner’s manual to double check as it may vary depending on the vehicle. If you want to replace the timing belt yourself, don't! Trying to carry out a repair yourself is incredibly dangerous!



Signs that your Cambelt needs Replacing

If you hear a squealing noise when starting the vehicle, it may be seriously damaged.

Another sign that you have issues with your cambelt is spotting that the component has a glazed or glossy look when you carry out a visual inspection.



Get Your Cambelt Repaired or Replaced with WhoCanFixMyCar

Finding a mechanic that you can trust to do a good job and charge a fair price, can seem like a laborious task. Therefore, we have simplified the process for drivers with our comparison page.

To find the best deal available in your area:

·      Enter your car registration number

·      Give us a few details about your car and your requirements

·      We’ll send you a great selection of quotes from mechanics and garages in your area

·      You can then compare the quotes and read reviews from previous customers to find the best deal in your area, before booking the Replacement or Repair online.


For more information on Cambelt Replacement cost, read our dedicated blog post.

Gary from Complete Mechanics speaks to us about Cambelts