[Biturbos4] Time for timing belt... what else?

Rhett Ennis rennis at bpcpa.com
Mon Oct 22 08:43:03 PDT 2007

I replaced the Tbelt this summer at 85k and I also had to do the cam
chain tensioner gaskets.  If they need replacement on your car, I'd do
them now too.  They're a PITA, I'd get it done at the same time.  


-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:biturbos4-bounces at www.audifans.com] On Behalf Of Chris Newbold
Sent: Monday, October 22, 2007 6:45 AM
To: Yu-tai Chung
Cc: biturbos4 at audifans.com
Subject: Re: [Biturbos4] Time for timing belt... what else?

On 10/22/07, Yu-tai Chung <yxc165 at psu.edu> wrote:

> This is what I did back in 2003 on my a6 2.7T.  The pricing was from

> Cam seals $5.25 ea
> Crank seal $5.50
> Cam Tensioner gasket set $7.90 (Qty 2)
> (These V6 engines often have leaking cam tensioner half moon seals.)
> Cam plugs/seals $7.10 ea (Qty 2)
> Valve cover gasket set $26.50 ea (qty 2)

So what's the net.wisdom on this stuff? Most of it appears to be
top-end stuff around the cams; I know that leaks are not uncommon but
it also seems like most of the cam-related stuff would be accessible
from the top without needing to disassemble the front again. Is that

The crank seal, though, I could see being a good candidate...

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