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  1. VW Engine and Gearbox
    Hello trying to find someone who has done a 1.6 fsi timing chain on the engine without locking location for crank it’s a 2004 mk5 golf with BAG engine code… someone must of done one on here who can help me with the process as everything keeps changing everytime I have to remove the damn crank...
  2. VW Engine and Gearbox
    Hello I have done the timing kit on my vw golf 1.5 fsi mk5 twice now! The right nm new bolts everything me and brother have done a few in our past) And both times I’ve had to do it without locking the crank up which has knocked my TDC off my crank a tad and makes my engine run lumpy at idle...
  3. Polo 4 - (type 9N1 & 9N3) 2002 - 2009
    Hi everyone, new to this site so trying to pick your brains as I stuck! Had my old cortina in bits on more occasions then I care to remember only needed a spark, fuel and some compression and you were away.... but long long time ago now.. Anyway, bought my grandson a little polo 1.2l 3 pot car...
  4. VW Engine and Gearbox
    Hi all, Apologies if there are threads about this, I didn’t see much when I did a quick search. My wife has a 62 plate 1.2 Polo. A trusted mechanic has said the timing chain needs sorting, and that it’s a known issue on these 3 cylinder engines. He said that though he could charge us £800 to...
  5. Scirocco 3 (type 137/1K8) 2009 - 2018
    Hi all, Question regarding to what vw should be able to offer on a known fault with the TSI engines, as I've bought a scirocco second hand 3 years ago it's been serviced every year by vw since new (7 years old) and it's had a problem with the timing chain which vw are saying it slipped a tooth...
  6. VW Engine and Gearbox
    Hi, I am interested to see if anyone has had the same of similar Experience as me on the latest (2009/10 onwards) VW POLO 1.2 S A/C, 3 Cylinder, Petrol 60ps. In short the timing chain had stretched which has put the timing out I have a 2010 Polo with 85,000miles on the clock. I had the...
  7. Fox (type 5Z) 2005 - 2011
    Afternoon all, I have been reading horror stories of oil changes causing the timing chain to jump and cause a lot of damage to the engine. This is apparently due to the oil pressure in the timing chain tensioner not being sufficient at the point of restarting after replenishing the oil, and...
  8. Golf 5 (type 1K) 2003 - 2009
    I've recently purchased a VW from a VW dealer, which has full dealer service history, however although it has reached 4 years of age and passed the 40000 miles recommended for the cambelt to be changed, the service history indicates that it has not had the cambelt changed but has had it checked...
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