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Which VW Polo has timing chain?

Which VW Polo has timing chain?

VW Polo 1.2
Petrol variants produced between 2001 and 2009 VW Polo 1.2 all variants = Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years. VW Polo 1.2 all variants = Timing chain, check and replace if necessary after 10 years.

Does the 1.4 TSI have a timing belt or chain?

The 1.2 TSI, 1.4 TSI and 1.8 TSI turbocharged petrol engines all use timing chains and the rest have timing belts.

Does my VW Polo have a timing belt or chain?

timing chain
The VW Polo has a timing chain, and not a timing belt. Like most modern vehicles, the belt is being ditched in favor of a chain. This is because the chains are a lot more durable and can last for the lifetime of the car, without needing replacement.

Which VW models have timing chains?

Volkswagen Golf Belt Or Chain

Model Years Engine Option Timing Belt Or Chain
2010 – 2014 2.5L timing chain
2013, 2015 – 2019 1.8L timing chain
1989 – 1992, 1994, 2000 – 2006 1.8L timing belt
1994, 1999 – 2006 1.9L Diesel timing belt

Does VW Polo 1.4 have Cambelt?

A “How to guide” to replacing your Cambelt on a 1.4 BBY VW Polo engine. VW cambelts should be replaced every 60,000 or every 4 years for diesels and 80,000 or 4 every years for petrol vehicles. Watch our “How to” change your VW Polo cambelt video or scroll down for the static step by step guide.

Does a 2011 VW Polo have a timing belt or chain?

Our answer: Hi Mark, All the 1.2-litre petrol engines of that age use timing chains, which are usually designed for the life of the engine.

When should a timing chain be changed on a 1.4 TSI?

Re: 1.4 TSI Timing Chain The timing chain is supposed to last the lifetime of the engine, hence why there is no recommendation on when it should be changed, as you have with cam belts.

Is the VW 1.4 TSI engine reliable?

Volkswagen 1.4 TSI Engine Reliability As with many of Volkswagen’s engines, if you follow the maintenance schedules religiously and use the correct fuel/oil, the 1.4’s are very reliable engines.

What year did VW switch to timing chains?

2009 and newer have the timing chain. It may say TSI on the engine cover. It may have a TSI label on the trunk (boot) lid. There may be tag where the spare tire would be.

How long do timing chains last VW?

120,000 miles
Most Volkswagen timing chains are made to last at least 120,000 miles.

Does a VW Polo 2011 have a timing belt or chain?

Does a 2012 Polo have a timing belt?

If your car is an ordinary 1.2 then it has a chain. If it is the 1.2TSI i.e turbo, then it is the later engine and has a cam belt. The belt is supposed to last the life of the engine on the latest cars – or so VW say.

How long does a VW timing chain last?

Most Volkswagen timing chains are made to last at least 120,000 miles. Unfortunately, there are multiple lawsuits for owners of the 2-liter EA888 engine because the timing chains in them seem to break much sooner. Additionally, there may be issues with Volkswagen vehicles made between 2008 and 2014.

Do VW timing chains need to be replaced?

Timing Chains Unlike the timing belt though, a timing chain is made of metal links instead of rubber. Whereas your timing belt will wear out and require replacement anywhere between 40,000 and 100,000 miles, a timing chain does not wear out. It will only need a replacement if something goes wrong with it.

How long will a 1.4 TSI engine last?

If you are thinking of buying or already own a 1.4, we’ve seen them last up to 200,000 miles.

What does 1.4 TSI stand for?

turbocharged stratified injection
Drivers may be aware that their TSI engine is a gas Volkswagen engine, but they may not know how this engine offers advantages over other gas engines. TSI stands for “turbocharged stratified injection” and was inspired by the Volkswagen TDI Clean Diesel and FSI direct fuel injection engines.

Are timing chains lifetime?

Normally the timing chain will be designed to last a car’s lifetime, and will not need to be replaced at a recommended service interval. In some cases, despite not needing regular maintenance, a timing chain can wear to the point that it has to be replaced.

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