1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

3.0 V6 Cambelt Chnage...

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by rashpal1, Aug 1, 2007.

  1. rashpal1
    Offline

    rashpal1 Member

    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2004
    Messages:
    60
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Aug 1, 2007]
    Does anyone the correct time interval for a cambelt change on a A4 3.0 V6 Quattro Sport..

    Mine is a 52' plate 2002 model with 52k on the clock!

    Some dealers are saying 80k others are saying 80k or 5 years...

    Cheers

    Pal
    #1
  2. Ads

    Ads

    [Sep 18, 2014]

  3. rashpal1
    Offline

    rashpal1 Member

    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2004
    Messages:
    60
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Aug 1, 2007]
    Have just called Audi Tech Support and they say cambelt is due at 80k... Dealers should not be saying 80k or 5 years...

    What do you guys think??
    #2
  4. Macduff
    Offline

    Macduff Member

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2004
    Messages:
    742
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Aug 1, 2007]
    AFAIK, VAG are saying a max of 5 years for all cambelts regardless of mileage.

    Personally I'd get it done for peace of mind and if you're planning on selling the car it's a plus point to any potential buyer.
    #3
  5. dan_b
    Offline

    dan_b Member

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2007
    Messages:
    263
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Aug 4, 2007]
    Phew, that gives me a few k of mileage still to go yet then... What would a stealer charge for a v6 cambelt change?
    #4
  6. rashpal1
    Offline

    rashpal1 Member

    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2004
    Messages:
    60
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Aug 9, 2007]
    Prices ranged from £750.00 to over £1000 from Bexley Audi!

    Don't know how they can to that figure!
    #5
  7. JohnboyC
    Offline

    JohnboyC Member

    Joined:
    May 6, 2007
    Messages:
    797
    Likes Received:
    3
    [Aug 9, 2007]
    Thats is complete thievery by the main stealers....they really are taking the p*ss....

    Find a good independent ! Should get change out of £300 just for the belt, but for peace of mind get waterpump & tensioners changed at the same time I reckon BUT make ssur ethey use genuine Audi parts not any pattern sh*t...
    #6
  8. dan_b
    Offline

    dan_b Member

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2007
    Messages:
    263
    Likes Received:
    0
    [Aug 12, 2007]
    Good advice, cheers. £1k for a cambelt is grand larceny!
    #7

Share This Page