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Cam belt or chain?

Discussion in 'A8/S8 forum' started by Col Clarke, May 22, 2013.

  1. Col Clarke
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    [May 22, 2013]
    Hello.

    Does my 2005 A8 4.0l tdi have a cam belt or chain. And which ever it has at what mileage should it have been done, or need doing.?

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    Colin..
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    [May 22, 2013]
    Chain ,not sure what mileage they need replacing though.
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    Is it just an old wives tail that chains don't need changing.?
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    not really they do stretch and wear, I had am mk4 Golf v6 4 mo with chain and VW say it shouldnt need changing until 150,000
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    150k will do me. Lets hope....:)
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