I only put 4,000 to 5,000 miles a year on the car. The manual says 105,000 miles, but I'm wondering whether I should do earlier given the age of the car
have the same problem?
Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 AT 1:00 AM
Heres what I say unless the belt is dry rotting meaning cracking from time and being out in the elements then I would wait till the 105,000 miles.
Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012 AT 1:02 AM
The longer the vehicle sits, the longer the timing belt is exposed to the elements. The more moisture builds up and ruins the belt. My recommendation as a certified VW technician. Replace the belt before it snaps and you need an engine. Which I have seen several times.