[A4] Timing belt alignment question

Douglas Frank frank@zk3.dec.com
Wed, 24 Jul 2002 14:10:01 -0400


Rocket Science Racing wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I've put the new timing belt back on, and I'm having a little trouble with
> the alignment of it, it's a half a crank tooth off!
>
> I suppose I should have counted the teeth on the old belt in between marks
> on each sprocket, but I foolishly trusted the shop manual to guide me.


Yup, there are two belts for these cars, and I don't know where the VIN
break is.  The difference is, one belt has one more tooth than the
other.  You got the wrong one.


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