[A4] Service/Insp light...
dbpulvino at hotmail.com
Mon Dec 3 10:23:28 PST 2007
Looking through the Bentley, I think the display is different on the 97 and
99 cars. Both say "Service," but they use different words after the service
Agreed on the t-belt changes, especially on the t-belt ancillary side of
things. The whole getup got up and got changed a couple of months ago.
Actually, technically speaking, I guess I changed it.
"Reality is that which when you stop believing in it, it doesn't go away."
from "Valis," by Phillip K. Dick
>From: Sean Reifschneider <jafo-audifans at tummy.com>
>To: Derek Pulvino <dbpulvino at hotmail.com>
>CC: a4 at audifans.com
>Subject: Re: [A4] Service/Insp light...
>Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2007 10:42:22 -0700
>On Mon, Dec 03, 2007 at 09:01:59AM -0800, Derek Pulvino wrote:
> > oil change, but from looking at the Bentley, I think there is a Service
> > "Oil" and "Insp" display. Bentley shows a bunch of simple stuff that
>Yeah, I guess I mis-remembered that. ISTR that there is a "Service 1" and
>"Service 2", where 1 is for a 15k minor service and 2 is a more major
> > should be checked at this interval, fluid levels and such...they
> > don't prescribe a t-belt until 90k.
>Yeah, I wouldn't even think about it. I think it was around 90k that we
>had our timing belt break because of a bad idler roller, which was supposed
>to have been replaced along with the water pump and other items when the
>timing belt was done at 60k. I'm not sure if it wasn't replaced or what,
>but it ended up leaving us stranded in the middle of Nebraska, and costing
>around $4k to fix (several bent valves). Either way, 90k would make me
>At least I only have the 12v engine. The 24v would have been even more.
>Good thing the new S4 has a chain, hopefully it's less likely to break and
>crash some of the 40 valves there. Yikes.
> If I built a talking Barbie, it would say "Date math is hard."
> -- Sean Reifschneider, 2000
>Sean Reifschneider, Member of Technical Staff <jafo at tummy.com>
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