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Driving 40 mph car quits, mechanic says it has a timing issue

Will cost $3,000. He put it on a machine and whatever broke inside messed up the whole engine. But he did not take it apart to see if it was actually the problem. I do not belive this mechanic.
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  • debralakin May 11, 2010

    is the mechanic saying your timing belt has snapped

  • Joe Blow May 11, 2010

    Is this a 2002 Jetta TDI or a 1.8T?



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Have them check your alternator

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I'm afraid you have a broken timing belt.

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