2003 Volkswagen Jetta Q&A
2003 Volkswagen Jetta Question: Cost to replace Timing CHAIN.
Check out the common problems page for this car on RepairPal. That may give you some things to look at when it's in. Not sure of what the cost on timing chain is . . . but that's only something you'll want to replace if it fails, which should be rare. I believe this is the VR6 chain-driven motor. If it has a belt, you can find that in RepairPal's estimator: http://repairpal.com/estimator http://repairpal.com/volkswagen-jetta-2003/common-problems - matte
typically a timing chain will not fail...and usually if it does, this indicates a deeper problem...And like the last answer said, this only needs to be fixed if it has already failed - MaplewoodTransmission.com
Trying to get car smogged however cannot do this since engine light is on. Been advised to replace chains and tensioners by one mechanic. Pretest smog failed due to timing calibration fault. Anothe...
my jetta has been a great car has 90,000 miles on it the dealer told me i need to replace the timing belt is this nessecary if so how much would replacing the timing belt cost
The mechanic says my daughter must have the timing belt replaced at a cost of $975. Is that really necessary?