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second cam belt change

d4n-b Aug 14, 2011

  1. d4n-b

    d4n-b New Member

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    hello,

    my a4 2.0tdi avant has 130,000 on the clock, its due a service next week, should i get the belts changed, they were last done at 85,000 miles 3 years ago.

    thanks Dan
     
  2. drmole

    drmole Well-Known Member

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    prob be safe to leave till next year or year after depending on millege the norm rule is every 70,000 miles or 5 years wa ever come first
    was the water pump at last belt change?
     
  3. d4n-b

    d4n-b New Member

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    as far as i know all belts were changed, the previous owner had it done at audi main dealer.
     
  4. drmole

    drmole Well-Known Member

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    double check exactly wa was carried out first of all then go from there he may of jus had the belts changed n not the pullies n pump etc
     
  5. RMH1A4cab

    RMH1A4cab I'm in Cruise control

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    belts always make me nervous, bottom line is if you can afford it get them done.
     
  6. Paul B7

    Paul B7 Active Member

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    If its a BLB engine I would have the balance shaft/oilpump drive changed while your at it ( if it hasn't already been done?) and assuming you can afford it of course.

    Paul B
     
  7. d4n-b

    d4n-b New Member

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    thanks for you help, i'm going to leave it for a year. checked my service book and all belts were replaced at 85,000 3 year ago along with a new oil pump.
     

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