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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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Could you tell me the 03 skoda octavia 1.6i timing belt

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Hi could you tell me the 03 skoda octavia 1.6i timing belt tension setting please
Thank you
Hello this image shows the timing belt fitting and tensioning procedure
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hi mat it is not the same engine as the water pump is on the wrong side my engine no bfq081987
hello Ok try this
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hi matt sorry for taking so long only got to do it yesterday.when I started I heard the belt is singing,drives ok thou drove it today all day no prob just don't think it should be singing
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Could you tell me if its something to wory about
Hello if the belt is humming / singing then often its just a stiff / new belt bedding in what can help with this is a squirt of silicone lubricant onto the belt while the engine is idling if it persists after 100 mile or so then double check all the pullies are lined up square and true
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