04 vw jetta 1.8 turbo

Asked by Aug 06, 2016 at 02:54 AM about the 2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8T

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 04 1.8t vw jetta. I love this car. It's
manual transmission and back in may I
broke the timing belt and bent five valves
due to it. $1200 later New belt valves water
pump and tensioner I'm sucking in major oil
in the turbo occasionally turning the car into
a mosquito fogger. That's the first issue.
Second I'm now throwing a code something
about a cam advanced timing issue. Help
please. What's this mean. How do I start
trying to fix it without getting too expensive
as I have four kids 15 and under

2 Answers

13,035

Turbocharger seals, have the turbo rebuilt. p0011? VCT is this the code usually caused by oil starvation (Turbo drawing oil) due to a partially clogged oil pick up tube this common on 1.8 turbo and will interfere with the oil pressure. The cam timing is controlled by a solenoid that depends on oil pressure.

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with the kids, you have already spent enough on this thing- time to get another car, cut your losses- and forget the whole "turbo" thing-

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