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Re: Timing Belt Status Peep Hole
In message <email@example.com> Christopher Gharibo writes:
> I have a '91 Audi Coupe Quattro. Original timing belt at 51,000 miles.
> I would like to check the status of the timing belt as minimally invasively as
> Please advise on how I can do this sufficiently while turning as few bolts as
You can't. The smallest radius the belt goes around is the idler
pulley, and that's where cracking shows first - on the _inside_ of
the belt. By the time you're that far in, you might as well change it.
A 51,000-mile belt is borderline at seven years.
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