Volkswagen Front Wheel Drive 1974-1989 Repair Guide

Timing Belt Cover

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4

  1. Remove the accessory drive belts.
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  3. To remove the crankshaft accessory drive pulley, hold the center crankshaft sprocket bolt with a socket and loosen the pulley bolts.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Remove the bolts securing the upper timing belt cover, then carefully remove it from the engine

  1. The cover is now accessible. It comes off in 2 pieces, remove the upper half first. Take note of any special spacers or other hardware.
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