Does a VW Polo 1.2 have a timing belt?
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 a VW Polo 1.2 have a Cambelt or 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.
Does a Polo TSI 1.2 have a turbo?
With 89 BHP, the turbocharged 1.2 Litre 16v Inline 4 petrol engine accelerates this Polo 1.2 TSI 90 to 62 mph in 10.8 seconds and on to a maximum speed of 114 mph.
Is VW Polo reliable?
Unfortunately, the Polo isn’t the most reliable of cars, according to our latest What Car? Reliability Survey. The Polo came in 20th place out of a class of 21, with owners citing problems with the air conditioning, engine start/stop system and infotainment screen.
How often should a timing belt be changed on a VW Polo?
We recommend changing your cambelt once every four years for cars registered before September 2009, and every five years for cars registered after. If you reach the recommended mileage limit before 4 or 5 years, you may need to change the cambelt sooner. For more information, contact your local retailer.
At what mileage do you change the Cambelt on a VW Polo?
Independents say four years or 60,000 miles whichever comes first for timing belt, tensioner and waterpump.
How long do Volkswagen timing chains 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.