87 Audi 5000 won't run--Timing belt
Kurt W. Deschler
desch at WPI.EDU
Mon Feb 2 13:26:38 EST 2004
I left TB tensioner pulley off the R/R list.
On Mon, 2 Feb 2004, Kurt W. Deschler wrote:
> That confirmed my suspicion. I can't answer whether your 5k is
> interference engine or not (cam timing slip would cause damage). There
> were many posts on this a couple weeks ago. I'm sure the experts will
> chime in. What I can tell you is that normal timing belt RR is belt, crank
> seal, cam seal, water pump, pump O-ring and fan belts. At minimum, you
> will need the belt and O-ring. If you can't find the parts locally, I
> recommend www.autopartsworld.com. You can get this stuff from them in a
> couple days with normal shipping. I have an extra pump O-ring if you need
> one today and live in Massachusetts. Good luck.
> > Message: 8 Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2004 11:45:52 -0500 From: Cat
> > <iceisit at earthlink.net> Subject: 87 Audi 5000 won't run--Timing belt To:
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> > I asked him whether he actually looked at the timing belt ... ? !!!
> > He now calls me and tells me it is not broken, but it has not teeth! A
> > $20 item and three days later .....
> > I'll give you all an update as we'll get one when I drive him to work
> > today. What happens with that assume words? ;-)
> > Thanks - I hope that takes care of it!
> > Cheers, CAt ^. .^ ~
> > "There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly
> > what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear
> > and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There
> > is another theory which states that this has already happened." -
> > Douglas Adams
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