[A4] Changing Timing Belt / Brake pads at 80,000 miles
DSI at chrisanders.net
Wed Dec 10 17:15:23 EST 2003
I just had my 00 A4 done, but not by the dealer, did the plugs myself, and
paid a well known and regarded mechanic $600 to do water pump and timing
belt. Car runs a bit smoother, I meant to ask what the belt looked like,
but didn¹t get a chance. My dealer charges 1300+ for the same.
Chris Anders, NYC
On 12/10/2003 17:10, "Dan DiBiase" <d_dibiase at yahoo.com> wrote:
> If the timing belt has never been replaced then by all means get it done.
> I assume the $500 includes rotors as well....? Can't comment on the costs
> other than to say 'wow'...!
> Dan D
> '04 A4 1.8T q MT-6
> Central NJ USA
> --- Venkat Venkataratnam <venkat14 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> The dealer tells me that the timing belt needs to be changed ($1300) and
>> do the brake pads ($500). Is it good practice to change these for my 98
>> 2.8 Quattro that has 80,000 miles on it.
>> Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
>> Venkat V.
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