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  1. 2011-present VW Jetta MKVI
    I have heard conflicting info. The dealer told my son it has a chain, but I thought it had a belt. If it has a belt, at what mileage should it be replaced?
  2. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Hi, So i replaced the timing belt at 79K miles on my 2001 1.8T in July. All was well until last week when on of the motor mount bolts broke which caused the new timing belt to get shredded and jammed, although it did not completely break off, behind the the idler. I have since read that the...
  3. VW Jetta MKV 2005.5–2010
    hey guys. I have an 05.5 jetta 2.5 and have an issue. it started with what felt like a miss in the spark plugs. I changed them and it didn't fix the problem. I then replaced the coil packs. that didn't fix the problem either. After I replaced spark plugs and coil packs, the problem got...
  4. VW Jetta TDI / Diesel / Bluemotion
    High guys, new to the forum. I have owned my TDI for about two years and it's always ran great. Last week my timing belt flew off, resulting in bent valves. From what I have priced out it seems cheaper to purchase a cylinder head with the valves, camshaft, etc, all ready to go. My only...
  5. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    Hi guys. I've been the happy owner of a 96 Jetta 2.0 for 6 years. So last year when our Volvo v70 was totaled, we looked for both v70s and Jetta or Passat wagons. Found what seemed to be a pretty great car for the price— 02 Jetta VR6 wagon. With the 5 speed, it was way faster and more fun to...
  6. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    ok, a few days ago my car suddenly stopped and found out today that my timing belt busted due to a a faulty tensioner. replaced timing belt, water pump and tensioner and car sounds like ****. zero pressure in 1st cyl and low pressure in 2nd cyl. 3rd and 4th are good. My engine currenly has 165k...
  7. VW Jetta / Bora MKIV 1998 Euro,1999.5 US -2005
    The other day i was driving and the timing belt snapped. I was going about 60mph and 3000rpms when it happened. I was wonding does the 2.0l sohc engine have enough clearance between the pistons and valves to not mess anything up. I took off the cam gear cover and spun the cam with a wrench and i...
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