how do i get my timing back on my 02 vw jetta

Asked by Apr 25, 2013 at 04:30 PM about the 2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8T

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i changed my timing belt and cant get back on,the tensioner wont give me enough clearance to put belt on

6 Answers

take the timing cover off and inspect the marks at TDC, the camshaft, the 'silent cam' and tensioner according to the drawing, will cough one up...takes a few moments~

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this is what's on tap, take it or leave it~

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that diagram is kinda crappy, lets try a u-tube~ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qujAcYr_pqo

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here's scooty kilmer, cheesebag~---http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=VAuqOAp72m0

loosen all the way set it up, and tighten to the 4mm or whatever the spec says~

Still no cure,whats my alternative now?

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