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Old 21-02-10   #1 (permalink)
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Mercedes Vito Cambelt

Bought my new van this afternoon, a mercedes vito 110cdi with 80,000miles.

The previous owner didnt know when the cambelt was last done and looking back over the service history it dosnt say when it was done either. After reading through the maintenance schedule it dosnt say anything about cambelts at all

Anyone know if they have timing chains as appose to belts?

Usually whenever i get a new vehicle it has a service straight away with cambelt being done aswell, but as its not being listed in the maintenance schedule im abit puzzled.

So thought id ask on here before i ring my mechanic tommorow.
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Re: Mercedes Vito Cambelt

Right after abit of internet searching, im sure its a chain as appose to belt

Anyone else confirm this?
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Re: Mercedes Vito Cambelt

Not sure mate but pics of the new vehicle please??

I do like Vito's
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Il try get some put up tommorow mate, its an 03 plate and is completly standard and imaculate apart from some light surface rust in places. 2800 i paid
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Sweet, sounds a bargain Tom
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Re: Mercedes Vito Cambelt

Its got timing chain just sold my 04 plate 115 duo liner with 140k on clock for 4700 so yours sound a bargain. I recon only van on road worth having. Hold the rust back or yours will end up like mine. Dont know why mine rusted the garage washed it during its yearly service
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Its got timing chain just sold my 04 plate 115 duo liner with 140k on clock for 4700 so yours sound a bargain. I recon only van on road worth having. Hold the rust back or yours will end up like mine. Dont know why mine rusted the garage washed it during its yearly service
Cheers mate Im hoping to get the rust sorted in the not to distant future anyways. Whats the best way to stop it getting worse do you think? waxyole the effected areas?
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Just for mozza! I stole these pictures off the original advert. The guy turned out to be a previous customer aswell, small world.
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Looks like a clean one mate, Good buy i reckon
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Mine was a new shape alot more rust than yours. I think merc made some in spain and dropped their game with the new model made them from poor quality steel. I think another two years and mine would be failing the mot. Even the roof was rusting excellent van otherwise.
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