Volkswagen Golf/Jetta/Cabriole 1990-1999

Timing Belt Cover

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Exploded view of the timing cover



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Fig. Remove the timing cover bolts



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Fig. Carefully pull the cover away from the belt



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Fig. View of the timing belt on a 2.0L-cover removed

  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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  5. 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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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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