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vwnewton, VW Owner,ASE Master and L1 Advanced
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Experience:  25 years of VW obsession turned into a job, last 15 years as a VW Tech.
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2005, water pump locked up and destroyed the timing belt /

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JA: What are all the symptoms you've noticed (e.g. noises, leaks, flashing lights, error codes)?
Customer: water pump locked up and destroyed the timing belt / as aresult it bent 2 valves / have dah the head repaired and want to re install it, but I cant find a timing mark on the crank shaft. Icould normaly go to the distributor and solve the problem, but it is electronic ignition. HELP
JA: How many miles are on the timing belt? Have you ever had to change it before?
Customer: 100000
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i AM FIXING it myself and I am amechanic
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I only need to know where the timing mark is on the crank shaft so I can be sure that it in time so I can install the timing belt
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Kevin replied 1 year ago.

Hi im kevin what vehicle and engine size do you have ?