[s-cars] RE: Catastrophic Engine Stoppage
quattro20v at telus.net
Fri Jul 2 22:09:49 EDT 2004
Sound like the tensioner bolt(s) came loose. You may be able to adjust
the tensioner and snug down the bolts without too much disassembly. If
you remove the t-belt cover, it should give you enough access.
I recommended that you use loctite on the bolts to prevent them from
1997 Audi S6//RS2-spec
1990 Audi 90 quattro 20v
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> More info:
> Tonight when I was poking around my engine I noticed that my
> timing belt is
> totally loose. Tensioner gave out? Firetruck! Belt was
> changed for the PO 3
> years ago by a "fine" Denver repair shop.
> For those that have been there and done that how much is this
> fun going to
> cost me? I know how to twist a wrench but I do not have a
> lot of free time.
> Luckily I have three cars.
> Mark wrote
> > Ok boys, what do you think? Cruising on my way to work the
> > Audi died. I
> > managed to coast it over to the shoulder and it just died.
> > It would not and has
> > not started since. I had it towed back home and pulled codes
> > tonight. They
> > are 2413 (mixture), 2113 (hall effect sensor), 2121 (idle
> > switch), and 2111
> > (rpm sensor). The car is a 95.5 S6 with 101K miles.
> > If it is the hall effect sensor by the cam sprocket anybody BTDT?
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