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please hlep? can anyone tell me how to set the timing on the cam belt what marks etc

scott2409 Mar 11, 2013

  1. scott2409

    scott2409 New Member

    hi ive bought an a3 quattro 1.8 20v t ary engine as a non runner! the cambelt has lost its tension and i suspect that the belt has jumped round on the pullys etc can anyone tell me where to look for timing marks etc to reset it so i can check compression to c if there are any bent valves
  2. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow... Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

    TDC can be determined the old fashioned way with a long (not sharp pointed) implement done the plug hole of cyl 1.. there is also a bung on the gearbox that can be removed to see a timing mark on the flywheel

    Cam sprocket has a notch in it that can be aligned with a notch on the cam cover... you need to remove the plastic cam belt cover to see this...

  3. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter


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