2006 Volkswagen Jetta Q&A
2006 Volkswagen Jetta Question: TIMING BELT
It is an interference fit engine and does serious damage if the timing belt breaks, I would recommend doing it at 90,000 miles. For the bear timing belt replacement the labor guide says 4 to 4.5 hours but water pump, tensioner and oil seals would also be advisable to change when you are in there. - patrick mannion
I believe you may have a timing chain not a timing belt. If you've kept your engine well maintained for the 90,000 miles there is a chance you don't need to replace your timing chain. I'd consult your local VW dealership before replacing it. - Visitor
how long does a timing belt last
Just bought a VW Jetta with a 2.0L engine and 69,000 miles.. Does this engine have a timing belt or chain and when does VW RECOMMEND replacement
I was told I will need a new engine for a timing belt that broke - is that true? What are my options.