timing belt change

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  1. camocam1

    camocam1 Read Only Funster

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    changed my timing belt last week with 17k miles on the clock 07 plate. So 6 years as against the 5 year advisory change so imagine my surprise today when I found a sticker at the back of the wardrobe which said the gas flue was fitted and checked (passed) 05 !!! so MH & timing belt were 2 years old before it was registered ( I bought as second owner in July 12) seems to make a mockery of the 5 year time scale me thinks
     
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    as stated, 5 year belt change is advisory...not compulsory.

    some last a lot longer, some dont.

    that will mean the tyres are '05 as well...or maybe a bit older if the van was stood at the factory for a while before being dispatched to the dealers, unless you have changed them recently.

    bit of a bugger when you think your buying one thing to find out later it aint what you thought.
     
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    Tyres were changed at the start oh the month as showing signs of cracking for got to get garage to check age but as you say probably 05
    So an expensive month so far but hooefully that's it for another 5 years
     
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