WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF NEEDING A NEW TIMING ...

  • Tiny
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  • 1998 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
  • 70,000 MILES

What are the symptoms of needing a new timing belt for my Golf GL

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 AT 3:08 PM

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  • Tiny
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The belts can jump teeth and affect power / performance. But usually the belt lets loose and the engine stops running.

2.0L engines can bend valves when the belt breaks. Although most seem to luck out and have no valve damage.

Thomas

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Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 AT 11:44 PM

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