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lost power steering while driving the nit near pooped myself

wallace78 May 31, 2012

  1. wallace78

    wallace78 Member

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    so when i pulled in my belt was hanging of my belt tensioner snapped,is his a easy fix wason ebay and cant find the part for my 2.5 tdi quattro anywere .......any tips guys cheers,phil
     
  2. wallace78

    wallace78 Member

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    ano ihav 2 take the bumper into service is there anything else ineed 2do
     
  3. marktdisport

    marktdisport Active Member

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    check the tensioner doesnt have excessive play as the bearing may have play and help to cause it....
     
  4. wallace78

    wallace78 Member

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    the tensioner is flaping about im going 2 pick a new one up 2moro and try 2 fit it
     
  5. marktdisport

    marktdisport Active Member

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    yeah it's usually the case m8....
     
  6. wallace78

    wallace78 Member

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    was wondering is there a diagram on here to help me:(
     
  7. wallace78

    wallace78 Member

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    ijacked the car up and had a good look,the the bottom bolt of the tensioner wheel has snapped off and left the rest of it in the casing!!!!
     
  8. wallace78

    wallace78 Member

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    any tips on how to get the arse of the bolt out guys!!
     
  9. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    You'll need to drill into it and use a screw extractor to draw it back out, not really a diy job.
     
  10. wallace78

    wallace78 Member

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    think illleave it up 2 my mechanic james,cheers for the heads up m8
     

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