how do i adjust the timing on my 2000 beetle?

Asked by Apr 22, 2013 at 03:33 PM about the 2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

just had head done, now it seems like the timing is off, will start but surges a few times then shuts off.

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25,405

You cant adjust the timing its either in time or its not. It would have to be takin back apart and put in time correctly if in fact it is out of time.

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18,505

easy to miss by one tooth on one of the gears ,if no hand turn to check alignment before button up,

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