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  1. 2010 Touareg 3.0TDI Timing Chain Failure

    Diesel Engines | R5, V6, V8, V10, R50 TDI
    My mechanic suspects the timing chain is broken / skipped a tooth. I'm looking at a few options.. 1) Open it myself, see what the damage is and replace whatever is necessary, pistons, valves, etc. 2) Source a new engine.. 3) Sell it. With option 1 (and 2) what parts from other diesel...
  2. 2008 v6 Timing Belt or Timing Chain

    General Maintenance & Repair
    Thanks for your help in advance forum members. Can anyone please confirm whether the 2008 v6 has a timing belt, or timing chain? The owners manual seems to reference a belt, but I've seen several posts here indicating it's a chain. Just a quick belt/chain answer will do. Thanks again!
  3. How to measure 3.2 V6 timing chain stretch with VCDS.

    Gas/Electric/Hybrid/Powertrain | V6, V8, W12, FSI
    According to a french forum it could be possible to measure the timing chain stretch with VCDS. Go into groups 208 and 209 at idle and note the 3rd value. Both should be between -6 and 6 AND the two values should not be further apart than 4. In my case, both values is -6 and then the...
  4. V6 3.6 Camshaft Removal Engine Removal Help

    General Maintenance & Repair
    The repair books say I have to remove the engine from my 2005 3.2 VR6 Touareg to replace the camshafts. It also says the engine and transmission are removed in one piece, out the bottom of the car. I don't have a lift so that is not an option. Does anyone know if I can pull just the motor out...
  5. Cam Adjustment Solinoids-solved

    General Maintenance & Repair
    I have had ongoing issues with codes that related to ignition coils. VW said problem was wrong oil and all short trips. Changed coils, flushed engine, used 5W-40 synthetic but no fixes lasted. VW said a rebuild would correct problem. Finally they agreed to pay 80% although out of warranty. I had...