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Passat Sedan V6-3.6L (BLV) (2008)

Engine, Cooling and Exhaust > Engine > Drive Belts, Mounts, Brackets and Accessories > Drive Belt > Component Information > Diagrams > Page 1995

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Drive Belt: Testing and Inspection

Ribbed Belt, Checking

CAUTION!
If defects are discovered, the ribbed belt must be replaced immediately. Thereby, failures and malfunctions can be prevented.

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Turn over engine at vibration damper/belt pulley using a socket wrench.

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Check the ribbed belt for:

‹› Cracks in the underside (surface cracks, fragmenting, cross-section breaks)

‹› Layer separation (outer layer, tension cords)

‹› Wear-through on the underside

‹› Fraying of tension cords

‹› Edge wear (material wear, frayed edges, hardened edges -glazed edges-, surface cracks)

‹› Oil and grease traces

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