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Hy i just did my timing belt on 2.8 vw 30 valves i think i'm

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Hy i just did my timing belt on 2.8 vw 30 valves i think i'm one tooth of it strts but not running perfect how many teeth i can be off in order not to bent valves?
JA: How many miles are on the timing belt? Have you ever had to change it before?
Customer: 180k yes i did
JA: What is the model/year of your VW?
Customer: 2000 vw 4 motion 2.8 litter
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: How many teeth on teh timing i'm alowed to be off in order not to bent the valves in that specific car
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

Hi Im David, not more than 2 for sure

Expert:  david craig replied 3 months ago.

you really should re time it though

Expert:  david craig replied 2 months ago.

checking in to see how its goin

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