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I got a 01 passat 1.8 turbo its overheating and got oil in the water so im taking the head out so far got intake out got all the nuts from exsust out but wont come out got all the head bolts out and tring to take the belt off wont come out got the num one piston up and the buttom pully on the line now tring to take the belt off dont know how to loosen the tenshoner sorry if i spelled wrong

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Found an excellent site with step by step directions for you at "http://www.taligentx.com/passat/maintenance/timingbelt/" good luck!!

Posted on Apr 07, 2011

  • aztaz43 Apr 10, 2011

    See the thing is that I changed everything already. I had to change the head gasket as well. But when I put the timing belt on the car it wants to start but it doesn't I don't know what to do? is there anyone that can tell me how can I put the timing belt on so that the car will start.

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1) PB BLASTER is your friend. Remove the exhaust top front heat shield and hit exhaust nuts with PB Blaster as soon as you start the job, or night before.

2) Make sure that you have 12mm closed end wrench with AND without ratchet. Also a 1/2 size 12mm socket if you can find / make. These will help.

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