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Old November 30th, 2018, 12:04   #1
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Hello Fellow TDi folks..


Originally I posted this in the MK5 location by mistake, and was pointed here for potentially more exposure.. thanks in advance folks!




I recently purchased a lightly used MK4 Jetta TDi Sedan(2004). It currently has 298k on the clock, and it is due for the timing belt maint. I live in Ohio near Columbus, and was wondering if there were folks in this area who were familiar with the timing belt job for this one and I would like to replace the seals too as they are now weeping or slightly more than weeping.



So my question is: Are there any folks in this area that are willing to do the timing belt maint including the seals for a reasonable price, I can do the wrenching but it sounds like I will need to purchase some additional tools for the job.. And it sounds like I should consider connecting the car to a VAGCOM once the job is completed to confirm the timing is solid..(Which I do not currently have, and also an additional cost.)



My experience is only on Gas cars to this point, a decent amount, approx 35 yrs worth..



Please let me know if anyone is interested, or can connect me to someone who is, and I apologize if this is not the correct method for asking for this type of help, new to the forum/Club..



thanks in advance for any info regarding this request..

Dean
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Old November 30th, 2018, 12:32   #2
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Check with Jon's Auto in Marysville. http://www.jonsautocare.com/
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Old November 30th, 2018, 15:17   #3
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Thanks Windjammer. Appreciate the info.
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Old November 30th, 2018, 15:50   #4
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Jon's Auto as noted above, or Dandini's in Westerville.

I have used both for service, with good experiences with both.
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Old November 30th, 2018, 17:14   #5
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Try Kraiger in Lima, OH... he's a member on here and has personally done work for me...
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