Inspection of Water Pump and Timing Belt on Volkswagen Passat TDI

The water pump may fail resulting in engine overheating and possible timing belt damage. Overheating and/or timing belt failure can result in very expensive engine repairs. As a precaution, it is recommended to inspect the timing belt and water pump at regular intervals.

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3 model years affected: 1998, 2004, 2005
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