Volkswagen Caddy - cam belt or chain?

I have my 2018 Volkswagen Caddy 1.0-litre TSI booked in for its service and MoT at a Leicester main dealer next month. A short while ago they phoned to say that the cam belt and water pump were due for change, and would I like them doing at the same time? I understand that the belt and pump should be done at five years. Who is right please? Also, could you confirm that the van's engine has a cam belt not a chain?

Asked on 30 August 2022 by Shaun Walton

Answered by Dan Powell
The 1.0 TSI petrol Caddy van uses a cam belt. I'd suggest getting this done every five years or 60,000 miles (whichever comes first). The belt, tensioner, pulley and water pump all need to be changed at the same time.
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