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1989 3 door golf gti cam belt gone/snapped - 1989 Volkswagen GTI

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  • simbisai1965 May 07, 2010

    is it worth buying a car with this problem

  • geoff hunter May 11, 2010

    and???

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If its cheap enough and you can do the recon work yourself then yes,remember that electrics(windows,a/c etc)are problems that will cost the most when you add them up.unless you can find a rightoff donor car.....

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If it's a 16v motor, you probably are going to have some bent valves. The 16v motor is an interference fit motor. I would check to see if the cams are seized up. If not, the belt just wore out and broke.

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