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Re: 95 A6 Timing Belt and knocking?

In a message dated 12/21/1999 6:02:10 AM Pacific Standard Time, 
joelnevin@yahoo.com writes:

<< I had to do the timing belt on my 93 90cs
 quattro(sold). I had it done at 72,000mi. My mechanic
 whom I trust enough that I drive from mass to vermont
 to get the work done was very skeptical and told me to
 always keep an eye on it,even though AoA has it at
 90,000, he said that he has seen them go as early as
 60,000 so he recommends that it get done every 60,000. >>

I suppose that there's about as many opinions on when to replace timing belts 
as there are listers.  I just had mine done at 156k.  The last time it was 
replaced was at 55k.  I visually examined the belt and could not detect any 
deterioration.  Of course, that doesn't mean there wasn't any.  

88 80q