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I need to know the correct position of the timing marks on an 86 jetta 1.8

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For 1.8 SOHC engine then your timing marks are as follows : Align the dimple on the intermediate shaft sprocket with the V-notch in the crankshaft pulley, also Align the dimple or grove in the camshaft sprocket with the upper surface of the cylinder head, where the cover mounts (on the front spark plug side) of the engine. I'm assuming your timing belt broke or something to get yourself in the position, once you align both sprockets you can then install your timing belt. Good luck hope this helps

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Posted on Aug 01, 2009

  • reinhardt Jan 26, 2012

    i have done it but if i do that the car is jurking and has no power the feul consumption is also not right



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