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    • northwest1965
    • By northwest1965 6th Aug 18, 11:48 AM
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    Corsa Auxillary Belt
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    • 6th Aug 18, 11:48 AM
    Corsa Auxillary Belt 6th Aug 18 at 11:48 AM
    I have a 2011 Corsa. It has done 34k miles. I do approx 5-6k a year.

    It is having a full service today. They also said that as it is 7ears old the car needs its auxillary belt replacing.67.
    Is this so, given the mileage done? I appreciate it is rubber and this wears?

    Thanks
    Loved our trip to the West Coast USA. Death Valley is the place to go!
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    • foxy-stoat
    • By foxy-stoat 6th Aug 18, 12:37 PM
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    I cannot see the Corsa service schedule or the state of your aux belt.

    Which garage is doing the service - please dont say Kwikfault or Halfrauds !

    If it were me I would opt out and take a look myself - if it looks a little worn or perished then I would do it my self - cost of the belt is about 15.
    Last edited by foxy-stoat; 06-08-2018 at 12:47 PM.
    • bengalknights
    • By bengalknights 6th Aug 18, 12:41 PM
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    Im pretty sure they are supposed to be replaced every 5 years or x amount of miles.

    However take a look at it if looks fine dont bother
    • northwest1965
    • By northwest1965 6th Aug 18, 12:44 PM
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    • 6th Aug 18, 12:44 PM
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    • 6th Aug 18, 12:44 PM
    I cannot see the Corsa service schedule or the state of your aux belt.

    Which garage is doing the service - please do say Kwikfault or Halfrauds !

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    Originally posted by foxy-stoat
    Neither...my local garage
    Loved our trip to the West Coast USA. Death Valley is the place to go!
    • EdGasketTheSecond
    • By EdGasketTheSecond 6th Aug 18, 2:27 PM
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    • 6th Aug 18, 2:27 PM
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    • 6th Aug 18, 2:27 PM
    Yes its well overdue and pretty cheap. It can cause big trouble if it breaks and wraps itself around the pulley and wears through the chain/belt cover depending on your year of Corsa.
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