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When fitting new cam belt do you need to change head gasket

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  • oneonthelip Feb 05, 2010

    do not know much about cars . sent car in today for new cambelt , was then told needed new head gasket , i'm only a women ,thank you for replying

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Only if there were damage to the head or valves when the belt broke..if the belt didnt break ..DEFINETLY NOT

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No but do check old belt, they use a round and square ribbed belts, cannot interchange them

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