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Old 01-30-2013, 06:50 PM   #13
jdiaz
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Joined: Feb 2002
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Originally Posted by Xtremjeepn View Post
The "tensioner" issue is pretty well known if you go look at vwvortex, EV_Update, etc. The plastic gets old and and breaks.

Some of the 99-00 VR6 Eurovans had an intermediate sprocket failure too.
This sprocket was an issue as late as 2007 and 2008 on Passat VR6's! The bolt holding them backs out, grinds a hole into the timing cover, and the cam timing *really* moves all over the place.

Great looking project.
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