1988 W124 300E Cambelt change frequency?

Discussion in 'Parts, Maintenance & Servicing' started by Roygarth, Oct 24, 2015.

  1. Roygarth

    Roygarth Active Member

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    Hi

    Firstly does it have a cam belt?

    If so how often should it be changed?

    Thanks!
     
  2. gazz

    gazz Active Member

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    It has a chain.
     
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    Roygarth

    Roygarth Active Member

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    thanks...
     
  4. Parisien

    Parisien Active Member

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    Just to ask the same question....how frequently does it need changed, car has 130K on it?

    P
     
  5. carat 3.6

    carat 3.6 MB Enthusiast

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    Unless it's rattling it doesn't need changing.
     
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