Category: Cambelts

Receptionist handing customer their car keys

Avoiding bamboozlement is important to Mr Clutch Autocentres

We live in a world where initials often replace words and abbreviations are part and parcel of mobile communications, writes motoring journalist Iain Robertson, but equally jargon, or the use of technical words, can cause consumer confusion. Knowing how to...

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Cambelt replacement and its relevance to your mobility

There are some service items on modern cars that, if ignored, can factor in unwarranted huge costs, when they break, highlights motoring journalist Iain Robertson, who recalls a regretful cambelt breakage on one of his former cars. No matter how...

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Rusting vintage car beside well-kept vintage car outside their lockups

Should you be wary of ‘price comparison’ websites?

Price comparison websites offer an incredibly valuable service and their popularity is well-deserved, writes motoring journalist Iain Robertson, but he wonders about their ‘transparency’, when there are many consumer axes to grind. Recent years have seen a new breed of...

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Stresses and strains on the modern motorcar’s cam-belt

Smooth running of your vehicle’s engine is something that even the least sympathetic motorist desires, states motoring writer Iain Robertson, and while the clues might not be crystal-clear, the cam-belt’s age is a criterion. Engine technology is a fascinating subject....

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What’s a Cambelt?

The most important maintenance item in your vehicle is the engine’s Cambelt (also known as a Timing Belt). A Cambelt is often ribbed and is placed in the car’s engine to keep the camshaft and crank timed as it should...

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Cambelt maintenance

Cambelt failures are commonly the cause of the most expensive repair work that goes through any garage. There is no logical reason for this but they are often overlooked when carrying out annual services or vehicle maintenance. Being aware and...

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