not to mention . . . . they won't give you a loaner once you're out of your bumper to bumper warranty. If you need your car everyday, the cost of a car rental pretty much covers the timing belt kit. Most vw shops will take about 7-10 buisness days to get the issue squared away. Sometimes even more of the engine needs to be replaced.quality_sound said:only go that route if you can provide proof that EVERY service and oil change was done on time. if you can't provide that VW won't cover it.