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Cambelt change 2.8Q 30v

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by imported_christhick, Feb 3, 2005.

  1. I've been quoted approx £270 to replace the cambelt on my car (2.8Q) does that sound about right?

    The garage that gave me that quote (Adanced -auto repair in Christchurch, Dorset) have carried out other major work on my car and seem to be very good. They came highly recommended as a German car specialist but I don't know who involved a cambelt change is on the 2.8 V6 engine!
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  3. AndyCollins

    AndyCollins Member

    Apr 27, 2004
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    jeff (jdp1962 ) has a 2.8 V6 and recently had his cam-belt done. Theres a post somewhere talking through it. Try searching for that. I had mine done a couple of weeks ago but have a 1.8T.
  4. docurley

    docurley Moderator
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    Dec 12, 2003
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    Sound ok but I would say you would need to change the pump and the temp switch at the same time. Recomended as if they pack in the cambelt as to come off again so best to do it now.
  5. Cheers lads,

    Seen the other cambelt posting now.
    I'll mention pump and temp switch to the mechanic.

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