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2006 Volkswagen Jetta Question: Timing Belt or Timing Chain

 

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mdr11726, 2.5L 5 Cylinder, Fort Worth, TX, June 26, 2010, 07:33
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I was informed the 2006 VW Jetta has a timing chain, not a belt, and does not need to be replaced at 80,000 miles. Can I relax and know it is indeed a timing chain which does not need to be replaced?

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    June 26, 2010, 08:31
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    That is correct, the 2.5L 5 cylinder engine on the 2006 Jetta are driven by a Timing Chain, there is no need to replace it under scheduled maintenance intervals. It is very important to keep the Engine Oil and Filter well maintain.

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    Visitor, August 20, 2010, 19:21

    Good news! It does have a timing chain, not belt, and does not need replacing.

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