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4.2 timing belt change, time and effort

 
Old 06-27-2018, 06:05 AM
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I actually have a 2004 VW Touareg, but from what I understand it is the same 4.2 engine.
What are people's experience with doing the timing belt kit?
How hard is it for a normal shadetree mechanic to do, and how much time does it usually take?

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The C6 4.2 has a timing chain, not a belt
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The C6 4.2 has a timing chain, not a belt
The earlier 4.2 had a belt.
VW continued to use the belt based engine after Audi changed to the chain.
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I wonder if you have the year you will have to pull the motor as I have to with the 4.2
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