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Cambelt or chain driven ?

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by Stubie, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. Stubie

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    Hi all !
    I've got a 3.0 v6 b6 avant that's done 65k ! Just wondering if it's chain driven like alot of VAG v6's or has a Cambelt ?
    Also the last couple of days the engine has developed a loudish ticking , ideas ??
     
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  3. AndyMac

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    Don't think any VAG V6 engines use a chain apart from the VW VR6
    They all have a chain that links the camshafts, but the timing belt is still a belt
     
  4. Stubie

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    cheers, just that my mkv R32 was a chain !
     
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    Yes, R32 used a VR6 lump
     
  6. Stubie

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    Cheers AndyMac (i'll get my coat lol)
    What mileage is reccomended for change ?
     
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    What year and engine code is ur audi as the intervals differ a lot, Are u on fixed or long life servicing?
     
  8. jutlis 3.0

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    its deffo a belt and 70k/5 years i should think and a water pump as well as a precaution
     

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