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Day to day work at PowerItalia – Alfa GT JTDm Cambelt change

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Time to change the belts and water pump on Peters Alfa GT JTDm.
All the covers removed and you can see the belt system exposed.

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Another angle of the dreaded water pump, this one looks tired.

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Belt removed, and you can now see the old water pump. This car has covered exactly 35037 miles and the pump looks like this.

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Pump removed, allow the coolant 10 mins to drain and then give it a dry with a nice clean towel before fitting the new pump.

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New water pump fitted with bolts cleaned up and 1 replaced. The 6mm hex heads can round slightly, so always replace the bolt if it has rounded.

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New tensioners fitted and awaiting the new cam belt.

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New belt fitted and car is ready to re-assemble covers and fit new auxiliary belt and tensioners.

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