[A4] Lots of miles on a B6 1.8T

Peter Kirby 4pkirby at gmail.com
Thu Jul 20 15:19:42 EDT 2006

I thought the tensioner problem was only on the early B5 models.  I
thought by 2000 that the tensioner had been updated.

If you are concerned about the belt, have it changed before you pick up the car.


On 7/20/06, Pbadore at aol.com <Pbadore at aol.com> wrote:
> The timing belt isn't the only potential problem, it is almost everything
> else that rotates with or touches the belt. More than half of the failed Audi
> engines I worked on with bent valves have had a failure due to a tensioner,
> idler, roller or water pump. The belt and the rotating parts (less the sprockets)
> in the belt system need to be changed now.
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