VAG diesel engines

The focus of this seminar: The drive belt systems fitted in different VAG diesel engines, from pump-injector to distributor injection pump to common-rail. During the seminar, the trainer will present the various drive systems, explaining which components are used and how they are fitted. The trainer will demonstrate the errors that are frequently made during fitting, the tools required and the differences between/modifications to the various generations of engine.

Target group: Master mechanics, mechanics, trainees

- Training period 1.5 hrs.
- Free of charge

On site:
- Training period 1- 2 hrs.
- 10 – 30 people

VAG diesel engines


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Course content

You are able to select one training engine for the course from the following five:

  • EA188 pump-injector engines (1998 – 2021)
  • 2.5-liter V6 TDI with distributor injection pump (1997 – 2008)
  • EA189 common-rail engines (2007 – 2015)
  • EA288 common-rail engines (2010 onwards)
  • EA288 evo common-rail engines (2020 onwards)


  • Fitting tools required for each model
  • Installation hints and tips
  • Common Installation mistakes
  • Detecting common damage patterns
  • Difference/modifications
  • EA189/EA288/EA288 evo



More information about the webinar

System requirements: Windows: Windows 7 – Windows 10 Mac: OS 10.13 upward Web browsers: Mozilla Firefox Version 52 and up, Google Chrome, other browsers may work but are not tested and may not support all features. Attendees may also join via the Cisco WebEx iOS and Android apps

Joining Instructions: A link to the registration page will be provided by Continental, after registering each attendee will receive a follow up email with a link to join the online seminar. At the scheduled time follow the link in the email, this will open your browser and prompt you to install the Cisco WebEx browser extension, after you have installed the extension the webinar will open in a new window, follow the instructions in the window to join the webinar. If you don’t want to install the browser extension click no and you can join via a temporary, one use, application instead. If joining on iOS or Android the joining link will open the WebEx app or prompt you to install it.

Tips for easy access: Try to join the seminar approximately 5 – 10 minutes early, this gives time to test network connection and sound quality and install any apps or add-ons that may be required. If on pc a wired connection is recommended as the video and audio quality is affected by internet bandwidth.