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Time for Timing Belts
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> "R. Cummings" writes:
> >DO NOT RUN YOUR TIMING BELT 100,000 MILES.
> You snipped too soon. My point was: even if the timing belt would go 100,000
> mi, the water pump probably won't. If either fails, it's a head rebuild and
> major $. So, be sure and change the pump with the belt.
You _usually_ get some warning of the water pump failing - they start to leak.
You get _NO_ warning of the idler failing. Change that as well.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club