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Before having big and unhappy surprises I decided to have my Clio II 1998 1.2 8v (D7F engine) cam belt replaced after 96000 Km almost all in the town.
I've heard very different thoughts about that from all Renault mechanics I contacted so I need your appreciated experience to have some ideas how to manage it in order to easily reach 200000Km:
1) Is it strongly recommended to replace the water pump on this engine while you replace the cam belt or it is just one good idea to get some more money?
2) What's your experience with the reliability of such pump?
3) Is it mandatory to replace the generator and air conditioning compressor belts at the same time?

Any of your recommendation would be useful to avoid wasting time and money.
 

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I would change the pump and the aux belts at the same time. To do the pump you have to remove the cambelt and if the pump seizes it can strip the belt. Likewise for the cost of the aux belts you may as well change them. If they shred they can take out the cambelt.
the cost of a pump and the aux belts is a hell of alot less than a cam belt failure.
 
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