K-series engine cambelt change (video)

This instructional video shows you how to to change the K-series engine cambelt on your MGF/TF. A cambelt plays a vital role in keeping your car on the road. If it breaks, it can have catastrophic effects, both in terms of the damage to your car and your wallet. Replace the cambelt every 60.000 miles / 90.000 kilometres or 4 years, whichever is the sooner *)

The cambelt, also known as the timing belt, is one of the most crucial bits of kit in the engine. It’s basically a rubber belt with teeth on it which synchronises the rotation of the crankshaft and the camshaft. In a nutshell, it regulates the way your engine works.

*) Source: MG-Rover Group (2002) Publication RCL 0571