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    Thread: Timing chain service?????

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      05-08-2012 03:36 PM #1
      Anyone ever have the timing chain service done??? how much did it cost you????
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      05-08-2012 10:03 PM #2
      I don't recall there being a scheduled timing chain service. Is it making noise?

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      05-26-2012 07:44 PM #3
      Well...assuming many have been quoted from $1400-$1600 to replace the oil pump bolt I'd say it's probably more. Almost the same labor is involved but more parts....I'm
      Sure it can be done cheaper by a VW shop (non-dealer) who's done it a handful of times already.
      With that said, there aren't a lot of shops that have done many of these. As stated its really not needed unless its making noise.
      I'm at 145k and no noise. You?

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