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Vectra 2.0 DTi Timing Chain Renewal

Discussion in 'Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insignia owners forum' started by sheffufella, Dec 17, 2009.

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    sheffufella Member

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    any ideas on costs never had one done and no idea when it was done so figured better be safe than sorry.?
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    fronteratech VXON Resident 4x4 and diesel specialist

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    its not normal to change unless rattling
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    i see not like a normal belt then
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    fronteratech VXON Resident 4x4 and diesel specialist

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    no not like a belt
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    but keep on top of the oil changes as poor oil will shorten its lifespan. recomended interval 10k but mine is changed every 6k and i still notice a change in engine tone.
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    yeah plan on mine doing shortly,

    on a seperate note can you do diagnostics on ABS

    Cheers
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    yes mate i can. You having trouble with the abs?

    Looking back on your posts it doesn't look like your having a good time with your vec!
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    fronteratech VXON Resident 4x4 and diesel specialist

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    would check wheel sensor rings end up with council grit in it this time of year

    good power washer sorts them
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    abs never worked since i got it, well works for aroun 60seconds which is enough for the MOT lol. then fails.. the vec not doing too bad its just niggly faults but then ive had those type with every vec ive ever had.

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