Defective or incorrectly installed part, obviously. The belt could have failed on its own, or the tensioner or water pump may be seized. I'd recommend a different vendor for your next engine and belt kit.
Yeah I got this kit from FCP. This is my 5th kit I have got from them. I know it was installed right. It did not seem to tight, I installed it to Alldata Specs. I'm a ASE Tech, so I know what I'm doing. But this is the first time I have seen this.
The car ran great at idle and revs. This is a customers cars, I hope no engine damage happened
[QUOTE=AWDLAUNCH;77314885]Ok, so I'm working on a 2.8 Passat, I did a full timing belt, new engine, took it for a test drive and with in 5 feet, the belt shredded long ways. What would cause this??[/QUOTE
100 pictures of parts on this thread http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea...7#post78006507
Don't offer me half the asking price and get angry cause I won't sell to you, and bash my threads, delete your comments then call a mod over nothing twice, 2 infractions.with your 100+ posts.
There was a guy in the shop that did not torque the cam bolt properly. As soon as he gave it the gas, the gear spun, and BANG! bent valves.
Take the covers off and see what the issue is.
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