oil pump chain snapped and engine ruined

2008 plate 1.4TDI with 64k on clock and always serviced by VW from new. The chain has snapped and main crankshaft bearing cylinder scored. Estimated repairs are a new engine £3500 plus. Is this chain a problem that VW already know about in this model and can I insist VW contribute as cost more than car value

Asked on 12 August 2016 by Patricia Williams

Answered by Honest John
No, unfortunately, because the car is more than 6 years old. Just more crap VAG engineering. It is a known problem.
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