Valve adjustments

Will Garrison

Asked by Feb 19, 2016 at 07:46 PM about the 2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS V6 4Motion

Question type: General

Are the valves self adjusting

3 Answers


No valves are not self adjusting.


Rowefast, I cannot find any evidence of required valve adjustments on these cars. There was a required valve adjustment on old air cooled VW Beetles. See this below, maybe I'm wrong, can you please cite your sources. This is interesting, see this


I see your point there Mr. Markw. Its like a lot of Fords, just tighten the rocker arm down to the proper torque. Then its up to the lifter to do its job.

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