[Vwdiesel] changing the timing belt

LBaird119 at aol.com LBaird119 at aol.com
Mon Dec 25 12:52:59 EST 2006

In a message dated 12/25/2006 4:04:53 AM Pacific Standard Time, 
mikel at buncombe.main.nc.us writes:

> >  A couple of comments...yes the backside of the belt drives this
> >  pulley, and the torque resistance is low.  Even getting water
> >  on the belt can cause a loss in oil pressure. 
> >
> Hmm, that's a little scary to think about, are there any known 
> procedures to improve traction with the TB?

  Happens to me more often than I like.  As soon as I let it drop to an 
idle it grabs again and is fine.  There was a TSB or such and a splash 
shield that went in the RF inner fender opeing around the drive shaft 
somehow that was supposed to reduce or prevent water getting on the 

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