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How many hours would it be for a mechanic to change the timing belt, tensioners, pulley, and water pump?
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2-3, no more than 4.
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Re: how many hours to change timing belt kit?

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We don't change the water pump at the first belt. To change the tensioner, pulley and belt, it would take us about 1-2h if we've already did it in the past (without removing the crank pulley). Make sure the garage uses a quality kit such as Gates, aftermarket parts for european cars have often times dismal quality. I would even not discard the original used parts once removed, I had to replace one back when my new aftermarket roller failed after 5000 miles.
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