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  1. 2010 2.5L Golf Timing Belt

    I bought a used 2010 Golf 2.5L recently and it's at 165K KM/102K miles. I keep finding conflicting info online, so can anyone clarify whether it has a timing belt or chain? If it does have a belt, what is it's interval and how easy of a job is it to fix myself since I hear it is pretty pricy to...
  2. Video: Replacing the timing belt at the 35i with 2.0l 2E engine

    Hi, The video gives you a step by step tutorial how to replace all belts, including the timing belt at a Volkswagen Passat with the 2.0l 2E engine. This engine has an indermediate shaft for the distributor, thus checking the ignition timing is part of the job and shown as well. The video has...
  3. Passat Stalling/Not starting

    Hello - i have 07 passat v4 2.0t for the last week my car has been stalling in the middle of running perfectly well...and then refuses to start. sometimes, it just doesn't start...and then if i try little later it starts like nothing happened. i took it to the VW dealership for diagnosis and...
  4. FS mkIV (1999-2005) 2.0 Timing Belt SUPER kit : waterpump w/METAL impeller,serp belt+

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    SOLD! Thanks for your help! -Eric
  5. Passat timing belt/ poor gas mileage

    I need some help. (03 passat 2.8l 30V) I just did a full timing belt job and replaced everything along with the cam chain tensioner gasket, seals, and even spark plugs. All the timing markes were dead on and now I am getting poor gas mileage. I mean it is alittle over 16mpg now and it was 22...
  6. can changing water pump change timing?

    I have a 2002 Cabrio with 85K miles. The car has always run very well, but about a month ago a rattle developed under the hood- the water pump. A good friend that has worked on cars for many years replaced the water pump for me, but ever since I got the car back from him the engine has...
  7. Timing Belt Kits

    So I was looking online for a timing belt kit for my 2000 Passat 1.8. I found a whole bunch of kits on ecstuning, as recommended by members of this site. But what do the AEB-ATW, AUG, AWM mean? which kit should I get? also I plan on getting the Ultimate package just so I can be safe, you guys...
  8. 2000 Passat GLS 1.8 Turbo

    Hey, I just bought a 2000 Passat with the 1.8 turbo yesterday but it has a few things wrong with it I was hoping you could help me with? First, all four of the windows are non functioning, I know it's going to be a long prodject and time consuming but I was hoping you would know what part I...
  9. Timing Belt

    Hi, I'm thinking about buying a 2000 Jetta GLS 1.8 Liter. I can get it cheap but it needs a timing belt and is at this point undrivable. My friend is a car guy and says he can change it for me for free but he wants to know if it is an "Interface Motor"? I don't really know what that means so I...
  10. No idle after timing belt change

    First of all, let me apologize if there's already a thread for this issue, I looked for awhile and still couldn't find where someone else had this issue. I've got a 99 Jetta Wolfsburg 2.0L MKIII with 170,000 on it. I just changed the timing belt and water pump on it, and as I reinstall...
  11. 2.0 AVH - New Timing Belt - Noise?

    03 Jetta with a 3.0 AVH Engine... This is not my first timing belt and have repaired many engines over the past 35 years. But, I don't particularly like the whining noise the belt is making. I seem to recall back in the day that if I timing belt was whining, it was too tight. Back years ago...
  12. Need Timing Belt in Santa Monica

    Hi, I am looking to get a new timing belt for my car ASAP. I live in Santa Monica and would like to find somewhere in the area. About my car: 2001 VW Passat 4Motion (4 wheel drive) V6 engine 92k miles Please email me if you can fix this and how much it will cost. I will be doing this asap and...
  13. AVH - timing belt could easily slide off - Normal?

    My little sister's '02 Golf automatic with 2.0 gas AVH engine died on the road. Scan code said camshaft position sensor. I bought one and went to install it just now. I only work on Jaguars/MGs so I've never had to deal with a timing belt. The timing belt is very loose. I could have...
  14. 2002 Jetta 1.8t Timing Belt issue

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    Hey all, I just replaced the timing belt and water pump on my 1.8t Jetta, after reassembling the car, its hard to start and backfires out the exhaust. I'm assuming the crank is off by a tooth, any other suggestions before I take it all apart again? Any simple solutions that would avoid taking...
  15. please help. Rubbing nois?

    Hello everyone. I have a 02 jetta 1.8T. About three months ago I had to replace the water pump. I went ahead and replaced the pump,roller pully,Tensioner and belt.. About 2weeks later I had to get back into it because the gasket didn'nt set right.. Got that fixed and now I am hearing a rubbing...
  16. 99 beetle smoking and roaring!!!

    New Beetle
    Someone please help. I have a '99 Beetle 2.0L 5spd. The cat went so I'm replacing it this week. All of a sudden the car begins to smoke out of the exhaust when sitting for a couple minutes (smells like oil) and the motor is making a horrible roaring/grinding noise. I don't know what it is...
  17. '05 MK IV Timing belt check/replacement

    First off, I'm sorry if this has been answered a million times. I'm new to this forum.I have an '05 VW 2.0 Jetta MK IV with 60K miles. My question is: When should the timing belt be replaced? As per VW Customer service the timing belt should only be checked at 80K. They directed me to the VW...
  18. Just got a 99 jetta

    I just got a 99 jetta gls and am in need of some help. I got the car for free but I need to fix it, which is totally worth it. When i start the car it will bog down and stall after a few seconds. It throws the codes P1544:Throttle Actuation Potentiometer Signal Too High and P0121:Throttle...
  19. timing belt?

    im guessingnoone recommends doing this themself (to someone not that experienced)? anyone have it done and have a rough guess on how much it cost? im surei can just call a shop and ask but, i dont know. i prolly will. kinda just wanna know how hard it is?