Hi steveb,I changed mine at 280,000 it needed doing
Not sure which bearings you mean but yes the chain had worn through the plastic and was rubbing on the metal.Hi steveb,
Was the chain scraping the metal below the plastic guide or the case when you replaced it? Would you recomend another manteinace job during the replacement of the chain? I was told that this 1.4 TDIs have usually some play in the axial bushings in the cranckshaft with this mileage.
I mean the crankshaft endplay thrust bearings.Not sure which bearings you mean but yes the chain had worn through the plastic and was rubbing on the metal.
The most challenging part of the job in my opinion is the crankcase oil seal which you need to have a protective sleeve over the crankshaft to fit