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    1.8t cam chain tensioner

    Hello, Recently i have changed engine(ARX) oil for my audi, was using 5w40. During the maintenance car wasnt driven for about 2 weeks. After all I noticed rattling sound on the top of the engine(head cover) and huge vibration where chain is located. Rattling sound starts when car warms up and it...
  2. MarijZ

    A6 3.0 TDI BMK chain

    Is it normal for the chain to make a slight noise on startup for about 0,5-1 second, snd then completely disappear… the previous owner said it was doing that for 7 years and the previous car he had also did the same just wanted to double check…
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    Audi A3 - 1.4 TFSI CAXC - timing chain

    Hi Everyone, Had a bad experience with an A4 and the EA888 engine for timing chain/tensioner issue. Now being extra cautious, i sometimes hear a rattle on startup, when car is cold. Checking OBD11 (91 field value) I can see Intake bank 1 angle is 5.9% Lots of videos/information say +/- 4 or...
  4. R

    Timing belt or chain?

    Hi guys, Just a quick question, does the 2016 Audi S3 have a timing belt or chain? Audi website says belt however the parts team seem to think it’s a chain. Does anyone have a definite answer? Cheers, Renox
  5. S3 Hilife

    Cam chain and tensioner replacement

    Hi guys, I’m getting ready to replace my VVT tensioner and chain in a week or so and just want to make sure that 1, I have everything I need and 2, I know exactly what I’m doing lol The parts Ive ordered are: VVT tensioner: 058 109 088 K Cam to cam chain: 058 109 229 B Gasket set Inc half...
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    Hello, I just started the petition "Audi: Audi UK have literally ruined my life financially ref mode

    Hello, I just started the petition "Audi: Audi UK have literally ruined my life financially ref model/car AUDI A4 2.0 TFSI B7" and wanted to see if you could help by adding your name. My goal is to reach 100 signatures and I need more support. You can read more and sign the petition here...
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    Audi B7 2.0T engine failures, quattro, Audi uk, engine Issues,

    Dear motoring world and all those concerned, my Audi problems. December 2014 I purchased car 1 privately a 2005 Audi A4 B7 2.0T s line tfsi on 92k miles, full Audi service history. I paid a reputable mecanic I’d used for eight years to change water pump , timing belt change and a full service...
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    3,2 FSI Chain Timing - VCDS expert help

    Hi guys! First of all I want to thank you for this amazing forum, I've read a lot about this particular car and this problem. So I bought this car with a rattle sound coming from the upper tensioner. We replaced all the chains and all the tensioners of the car (engine out job) and everything...