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

 

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sleep, 2.0L 4 Cylinder Diesel Turbo, Franklin, IN, October 28, 2010, 11:33
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100000 mi. on my vw. do you recomend timing belt change?

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    October 28, 2010, 11:54
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    absolutely. good preventive maintenamce.
    especially with the diesel.

    Roy

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    sleep, November 16, 2010, 17:07
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    thanks ,I was able to bypass the vw dealership , very happy withthe euro-tech shop that did the work.

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    October 28, 2010, 14:06
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    Tensioner and front engine seals are also suggested

    Zee

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    sleep, November 16, 2010, 17:09
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    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.

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    Visitor, December 19, 2010, 21:12

    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.

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