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Hello? well the problem is that the timing belt is skiping but the thing is that i believe its the timing gage because of the sound and feel of the engine! The model is an automatic 1996 volkswagon jetta gls. What happens is at about 20mph and 40-50 mph the timing belt will lose track and the engine will rev at anywhere from 3000-5000 rpm. Now the mechanic is trying to tell me its the timing belt but unless the timing is at the right measurement it doesnt matter how many times i replace the timing belt it will only be good for maybe 2 weeks at most until it goes right back to where it was! Now I am just wondering what would be the best way to find out if it is either the timing gage or if its just the timing belt????

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Sounds like timeing blt tenchner is bad not keeping timeing belt tight lowing it to jump time

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