2005 Volkswagen Passat TDI Q&A

2005 Volkswagen Passat TDI Question: 100000 mi. do I need to change the timing belt and water pump? thanks in advance

100000 mi. on my vw. do you recomend timing belt change? -
Answer 1
absolutely. good preventive maintenamce. especially with the diesel. Roy -
Comment 1
thanks ,I was able to bypass the vw dealership , very happy withthe euro-tech shop that did the work. -
Answer 2
Tensioner and front engine seals are also suggested Zee -
Comment 1
thanks, I had the work done at a shop that work on euro cars. I hope to keep my tdi for another 200,000 miles. -
Answer 3
do a search for the balance shaft upgrade!!!! new factory gear design will save your engine.. look on tdi forums for more info.. just trying to help. -