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a4 1.8t....busted

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by imported_messaa, Mar 26, 2006.

  1. imported_messaa

    imported_messaa Guest

    [Mar 26, 2006]
    ok my 98 1.8t just stops dead in its tracks the other day between shifts. i put it in gear and let the clutch out and immediately it felt like a busted timing belt. i get home, i pull the cover and its still there tight and secure, but when i turn the motor over it has a new, faster engine sound like it has no compression. so im wondering if its rare for the cam chains to brake. after writing this i think my lazy ass should just pull the valve cover. if anyone has heard of this problem please reply b/c other than the cam chain im lost.
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  3. imported_messaa

    imported_messaa Guest

    [Mar 26, 2006]
    well the timing chain is ok. what would be the indications that the timing belt has slipped? im unable to find a vag tester and i cant get a compression tester till tommorow.
  4. Charlies604

    Charlies604 Member

    Jul 30, 2005
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    [Mar 28, 2006]
    Have u checked the chain tensioner? Thats what went on mine and it went crazy...

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