Passat w8 timing chain




Passat w8 timing chain

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  • W8 is designed like combining two VR4 engines and all VR (VR5 and VR6) engines by VW use the timing chain. Timing chain is supposed to.

    Does anyone know whether the W8 engine has a timing belt or a chain. The photo I saw made it look like it had a chain but the mechanic, who.

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    Passat w8 timing chain

    Passat w8 timing chain

    They decided to part ways with the wallet sucking beast. May as well have posted: The p71 at least will always get you where you need to go… The back seats are cozy I hear, and 3 hots and a cot at the local slammer sure beat living in your broke down W8 Passat. Earth Dreams of Carbon Buildup? Ships in 1 day.

    Passat w8 timing chain

    Passat w8 timing chain

    Passat w8 timing chain

    Passat w8 timing chain

    Passat w8 timing chain

    Timing chain - The W8 forum

    Please enter the name by which you would like to log-in and be known on this site. Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive. There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. Welcome Guest, is this your First Visit? Welcome to VW Passat Forums: Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 30 of Add Thread to del. W8 timing belt I just scheduled a timing belt replacement on my '04 W8 4mo. Is that a good price?

    Also, the service writer said "The W8 doesn't have a timing belt, it has a harmonic balancer". Does that make sense? Any other things worth looking at while they have it opened up? Share Share this post on Digg Del. Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements. VW Passat Forum Advertisements. Yep, the W8 doesnt have a timing belt, but a serpentine belt instead I think.

    Passat w8 timing chain

    That price sounds good, though I do not have experiance having it done yet. Your car has chains and if I remember correctly and they are on the back side of the motor between the transmission and engine.

    I think the motor has to come out if you want to replace them. If I were you I'd just buy one of the spare engine's on www.

    Passat w8 timing chain

    I think I need to correct myself. Would this be the area in question? Originally Posted by W8-NH. I just scheduled a timing belt replacement on my '04 W8 4mo.

    Last edited by yrwei52; at That is what the service writer told me. Was he referring to the serpentine belt? Perhaps I need to call them to find out specificially? Where in NH are you? I am in Keene. Just ask any VR6 owner what they think of those tan color plastic parts in the picture posted above. I've been at the dealer when they have done the warrenty work and its a bear of a job. Sounds like your dealer is clueless and I would not get it repaired there.

    You also need a better description of the problem. Originally Posted by Tom Parish. Originally Posted by scotts Looking back, I see no mention of a problem per se; the OP appears to be having preventative maintenance done on a part that doesn't exist.

    Passat w8 timing chain

    W8-NH, why are you taking the car in, exactly? OK, the motor is not a boat anchor They will replace the belt for the balance shaft. I cannot ID that in the cutaway above, but the service manager is a long time employee and is trustworthy. He offered to save and show me the old parts. In fact, he told me to stop in Monday when it is apart. Wish I could, but I have a broken ankle so travel is out.

    While in there, they also replace the serp. All regular maintainance to keep me and my engine running. You might want to search out the W8 forum where they hang out and post: Educate yourself because sometimes the dealers do not know much about some of the cars and w8 is one of those odd balls that very few know well. Lets ask a different question not that I have much confidence in the answers "Get a new engine!

    W8 head gasket job #3



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