If the belt breaks. You will have much more $ to spend on repairs.
Yes, it might make the journey, but it's a 9 year old belt.
If it's a 1.8T engine with stock water pump (driven by the timing belt), the
pumps have been known to fail before the water pump.
In either case, cheaper to do now than later.
Friday, August 3rd, 2012 AT 6:19 PM