CRANK TURNS BUT TIMING GEARS AND BELT DONT MOVE

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2001 Volkswagen Passat
  • 109,100 miles

Crank turns but timing gears and belt don't move

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013 AT 10:45 PM

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  • Tiny
  • caradiodoc
  • Expert
  • 25,641 posts

Teeth are stripped off the belt.

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Sunday, March 3rd, 2013 AT 11:00 PM
  • Tiny
  • exovcds
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What size engine?

If 1.8T ,V6 or TDi, you will have bent valves, so the Cylinder head(s) will have to come off as well.

I had a customer with broken timing belt teeth on a 2.0L engine... she was lucky, the engine ran after a new belt was put on.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVcbPjWVpK4

The video shows what caradiodoc means by stripped off teeth.

Thomas

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Monday, March 4th, 2013 AT 9:54 PM

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