[BiturboS4] timing belt service interval

DAK dak at rochester.rr.com
Thu Sep 25 20:18:18 EDT 2003

I actually have a '00 A6 2.7t with 6-speed. So, it has the S4 engine,
tranny and brakes. I had another A6 guy on the main Q list with a t-belt
break at 54K miles.... got me worried. I think he is having some problem
getting Audi to pay.


Brian @ TouchTech Systems wrote:

> Its funny that this is coming up since I just asked the S-car list last
> week.
> The '01 S4:
> The dealer says that the 60K service is "just a glorified oil change, about
> $250". Oil, Filter and Pollen Filter, plus a whole battery (no pun) of tests
> and inspections.
> The '01 S4 2.7l gets a timing belt replacement at 105k miles.
> Spark Plugs are at 80k miles. The dealer faxed me the service schedule from
> Audi.
> I'll be calling Audi to ask what happens if the T-belt breaks before 105k.
> If it looks fine and in good condition who pays if it does break??
> I will at my 60k ask the dealer to put in writing the status of the T-belt
> at the next service.
> Nothing big is done at 50k. Just a regular oil change.

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