100000 mi. on my vw. do you recomend timing belt change?
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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
Answer #1mastertech6371 October 28, 2010, 11:54Master
absolutely. good preventive maintenamce.
especially with the diesel.
Replysleep, November 16, 2010, 17:07Rookie
thanks ,I was able to bypass the vw dealership , very happy withthe euro-tech shop that did the work.
ZeeTech October 28, 2010, 14:06Master
Tensioner and front engine seals are also suggested
Replysleep, November 16, 2010, 17:09Rookie
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 #3Visitor, 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.