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I just bought a Skoda Fabia Comfort 1.4 8v 2001 reg SP51

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Hi I just bought a Skoda Fabia Comfort 1.4 8v 2001 reg SP51 FWL doe this car have cam belt that needs to be changed or timing that need doing it has done 0ver 82,000 mile and I dont know service history
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I would like you get me an answer thanks
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.
Hello Apologies for the wait this model has no cam belt that needs replacing as its fitted with a chain that should last at least 150K miles ( providing the oil change intervals are kept to) the flat auxilary drive belt that turns the alternator etc however should be replaced every 40K miles