HOW DIFFICULT IS IT TO CHANGE TIMING BELT ON A TDI DEISEL 1.8 LITER

  • Tiny
  • marsht@sbcglobal.net
  • 2002 Volkswagen Jetta
  • 206,000 miles

How difficult is it to change timing belt on a tdi deisel 1.8 liter I used to be a mechanic back in the carbeurator & distributor days but never before on a deisel

Friday, March 23rd, 2012 AT 11:12 PM

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  • Tiny
  • exovcds
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1.9L ALH TDi how-to:

http://pics.tdiclub.com/pdf/a4timingbelt.pdf

Fairly easy with the right tools.

Thomas

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Saturday, March 24th, 2012 AT 12:23 AM
  • Tiny
  • djcl
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Not to bad to do I will attch the timing marks

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Saturday, March 24th, 2012 AT 12:26 AM
  • Tiny
  • exovcds
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It's a TDi. That's not gonna help.

I already posted a link to the complete job.

Thomas

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Saturday, March 24th, 2012 AT 1:06 AM
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  • djcl
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No problem

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Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 AT 12:31 AM
  • Tiny
  • exovcds
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No problem for what? For posting 1.8T pictures?

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Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 AT 3:33 AM
  • Tiny
  • djcl
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Sorry for the mistake. I missed the tdi. Part

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Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 AT 6:31 AM
  • Tiny
  • Wrenchtech
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The special tools alone for this job will run over $300 so if you don't already have them, it wouldn't be worth purchasing them for one job.

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Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 AT 10:21 AM

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