What year did VW change timing belt to a chain?

Asked by Nov 05, 2013 at 12:52 AM about the 2007 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition

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80 till 99 was a chain then belt till 03 and 05 on some models then lifetime chain and jetta ,GTI T4 vr6 2.8, 09 TDI BELT driven. tight fit,drop engine some,replace water pump, recall in 09 most fell apart on warranty expiration day, hows that for timing,

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