Timing Belt Replacement on 2003 Volkswagen Jetta

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

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It has a belt and the replacement interval is 105,000 miles.
I'd get the timing area inspected though, make sure there are no oil and coolant leak.
Here is the 70,000 mile service:

70000 MI or 112000 KM
Inspect:
Air Bag Systems
Check the air bag system every 12 months, regardless of mileage. Check function / damage.
Battery
Brakes and Traction Control
Check for damage/leaks, thickness of pads and brake fluid level.
Shift Interlock, A/T
Check operation including park/neutral position switch.
Washer Fluid
Check fluid level, add if necessary
Replace:
Engine Oil
Oil Filter, Engine
Rotate Wheels
Rotate front to rear


Good luck with your new car!
Zee
thank you...this is very helpful
The service for a 2003 Jetta timing belt is every 80k miles.
The info from VW:

Vehicle: 2003 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan L4-2.0L (AVH)
Level Maintenance
Service Intervals : 105000 MI or 168000 KM
Replace:
Engine Oil
Oil Filter, Engine
Timing Belt
Timing Belt Tensioner

Zee


85-105k timing belt needs to be replaced,give us a call we can give a free estimate