Kangoo Timing belt Change - Renault Forums :: Independent Renault forum

Go Back   Renault Forums :: Independent Renault forum Miscellaneous General Chat

Notices

General Chat General and unrestricted chat
*** Warning - you may encounter adult discussions in this forum! ***

RenaultForums
... Quick links
... Forum list
... Your dashboard
... Search the forums
... List new posts
... List today's posts
... List 0 reply posts
... Live post list (iSpy)
... Most viewed threads
... Special offers
... Members
... Member list
... Member map
... Member's gallery
... Who is online?
... Social groups
... Forum leaders
... Information
... FAQ index
... Garage list
...   Map version
... Glossary
... View our rules
...   Advertising
...   Privacy policy
... Contact us
... Feedback
... Fun stuff
... Arcade games
... Chat room
... Folding@Home
... Data
... Who drives what?
... Who supports who?



Use the drop-down below to display RenaultForums in the language of your choice.

Kangoo Timing belt Change

General Chat


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 18th December 2006   #1
kangoo2
kangoo2 is
has no status.
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 35
Nominated 0 Times in 0 Posts
TOTW/F/M Award(s): 0
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Question Kangoo Timing belt Change

Hello, Just joined this forum, & I'm hoping for some advice on the Kangoo timing belt change.
My Kangoo Est. is a 2001 & mileage is now 54K
I've been quoted over 200 by Renault main dealer to change the belt. I'm fairly mechanically minded, but advice about the ease/difficulty of the job would be much appreciated.
Thanks
BeeJay
Currently in kangoo2's garage:
Kangoo 1.4 est. Helios
kangoo2 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

5 Lastest Threads by kangoo2
Thread Forum Last Poster Replies Views Last Post
Just to say "Thanks" Feedback & Announcements ottoman 1 607 30th December 2007 06:27 PM
Gearshift tunnel Interiors kangoo2 2 642 21st December 2007 12:16 PM
Gutless Kangoo Engines kangoo2 9 1424 22nd October 2007 07:19 PM
Kangoo tappets Engines kangoo2 2 858 10th May 2007 07:06 AM
Kangoo clutch judder Engines kangoo2 2 1777 27th April 2007 02:49 PM

Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 20th December 2006   #2
scen1c
scen1c is
has no status.
Platinum member
 
scen1c's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 4,288
Nominated 0 Times in 2 Posts
Nominated TOTW/F/M Award(s): 4
Thanks: 0
Thanked 62 Times in 6 Posts
Bump!
Currently in scen1c's garage:
Toys. Toys. More toys. A freezer.
scen1c is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 20th December 2006   #3
davebee
davebee is
has no status.
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 40
Nominated 0 Times in 1 Post
Nominated TOTW/F/M Award(s): 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
I'm assuming your engine is 8V which is one of the easier ones to change the cambelt. Book time is 2.3 hours. You do need a tool to tension the new belt and I wouldn't recommend you to do the job unless you have previous experience of changing cambelts - a mistake can be costly! There is a good description of the job in the Haynes manuals - it's the same engine as the Clio/Megane 8V.
Davebee.
Currently in davebee's garage:
2003 Renault Scenic
davebee is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 20th December 2006   #4
kangoo2
kangoo2 is
has no status.
Member
Threadstarter
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 35
Nominated 0 Times in 0 Posts
TOTW/F/M Award(s): 0
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Unhappy

Thanks for that Davebee, I am a time served machanic. The problem with that statement is that, whilst I've always serviced my cars & 'bikes, it's a hulluva long time since I worked in a garage, so am out of touch with "modern" motors. & special tools, I don't have. So I reckon it's the dealers job.

Cheers

BeeJay
Currently in kangoo2's garage:
Kangoo 1.4 est. Helios
kangoo2 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 20th December 2006   #5
kangoo2
kangoo2 is
has no status.
Member
Threadstarter
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 35
Nominated 0 Times in 0 Posts
TOTW/F/M Award(s): 0
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Cool

Quote:
Originally Posted by scen1c View Post
Bump!
"BUMP"???
Currently in kangoo2's garage:
Kangoo 1.4 est. Helios
kangoo2 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Tags
belt, change, kangoo, timing

Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 
   

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Renault Forums :: Independent Renault forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT. The time now is 10:05 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2005-2009 RenaultForums
 
Inactive Reminders By Mished.co.uk and FTP-Anime.com