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2001 volkswagen passat: P0011..95000 MILES 2.0..POSS..TIMING BELT

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2001 VOLKSWAGON PASSAT P0011 CODE, 95000 MILES 2.0 TURBO. POSS TIMING BELT? WHAT ELSE? JUST RECENTLY REPLACED CYLINDER 3 COIL FOR MISFIRE. NOTED OIL IN SPARK PLUG HOLES.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  piciu82 replied 4 years ago.

timing might jump

oil might be low, u need oil pressure to advance/retard timing - variable valve solenoid might stuck on/off position because of that,

 

check timing marks first, let me know

 

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Oil just changed 4 weeks prior. since then had to replace coil number 3 and now this. oil level is okay. vehicle runs normal. I read possible oil flush may correct problem? timing belt is original.
Expert:  piciu82 replied 4 years ago.

check timing,

are you sure u have 2.0 engine ???

2001 its v6 or 1,8 turbo

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
yes i meant 1.8 sorry, 4 cylinder
Expert:  piciu82 replied 4 years ago.
ok, but like i sad check timing first,

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