Unlikely to be the oil pump underneath the valve cover, more likely the cam chain on that side. You engine has a main timing belt and 2 chains, one for each bank. If the chain broke, the valves are probably bent on that side.
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Im Justin :)
I have recently brought a passat thats done a 135k and that i hope has many more years left in it.
Silver 2004 highline. Pd130. £1k.
The heated seats are new to me an are great in this cold an wet weather.
The torque is still...