2004 Volkswagen Jetta Q&A
2004 Volkswagen Jetta Question: Timing not right?
I just had the timing belt and water pump replaced. The mechanic suggested that I might need to replace the coil and wires as well because of rouch idle. The car did not idle rough before the repair and now there is also a ticking noise like the car is out of oil. (oil changed at same time as belt and pump) Is the timing off or did something else happen when the belt broke? - Visitor
THATS BULL SHIT ...HE NEEDS TO LOOK AT THE TIMING BELT GEAR MARKERS AGAIN....IT IS VERY EASY FOR EVEN A PRO TO BUMP THE GEARS BY ACCIDENT INSTALLING A BELT ...ONE TOOTH OFF AND YOU HAVE A TIMING PROBLEM...YOU NEED TO START THE CAR WITH THE TIMING COVERS OFF TO BE SURE YOU ALIGNED EVERYTHING CORRECTLY...IT CAN BE TRIAL AND ERROR.. BUT SOME OF THESE CLOWNS DON'T HAVE THE TIME OR PATIENCE TO DO THE JOB CORRECTLY THE FIRST TIME!...AND THEY SACK YOU WITH MORE EXPENSE AND AGGRIVATION! - jonyguitarjetta
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