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Re: V-6 Timing Belt

In message <l03110701b0ab7c202648@[]> David Torrey writes:

> Service manager asked how many miles on the car?  I said 61K.  He asked if
> the timing belt had been changed.  I said no.  He said you must do this
> immediately before it breaks.  Is it really ready to fail?  He wants $350 -
> $450 to replace it.  I would like to do it myself but I do not have the
> Bentley manual.  Is this job a possibility for me to do with basic tools
> and knowledge.

He's covering his ass, and he's also right.  60k miles is the recommended 
limit, but you _might_ get as far as 90k.  Note the _might_ - it's a lottery.

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club