Question about 2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
Do i have to remove the headlight assembly to replace the timing belt and if so how do i do that i cant seem to find any bolts in the light
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Posted on Dec 04, 2008
I know it says as procedure to do so but it's actually just to remove the piping going to the intercooler. For one I never do remove this part of the pipe to do the job so I never actually remove it. Also if you do want to make all the space you can get to the clamp using a cable type clamp plier. The headlight assembly has 2 bolt screws on top visible and the other 2 are behind the bumper cover holding the lower section. To access these you have to remove the bumper cover. Just be aware TDI timing belts require special locking tools and a scanner to retime the fuel pump. I know of people that don't use these tools but one little bit off your marks and you'll have a big problem. Also if the pump timing is off you'll have starting or running problems.
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