Volkswagen Jetta owners have reported 3 problems related to timing tensioner (under the engine and engine cooling category).
The contact owns a 2005 Volkswagen Jetta. While driving approximately 40 mph, an abnormal sound emitted from the engine compartment and the vehicle shut off as the check engine warning light illuminated. The vehicle failed to restart. The vehicle was towed to a dealer for diagnostic testing. The mechanic stated that the timing chain and timing chain tensioner needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000. Ma 08/06/15 updated 8/14/15.
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Timing chain tensioner failed resulting in engine failure.
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Car has thrown a cel of p0016. Timing chain tensioner is shot and needs to be replaced along with chains, guides, and possible valves. This is a problem with 2005. 5 and 2006 Jetta 2. 5 engines.
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|Engine And Engine Cooling problems||
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|Engine Exhaust System problems||
|Engine Cooling System problems||
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|Engine Burning Oil problems||
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