Part numbers would highly be appreciated. The vast majority of Japanese-designed cars that have and do have chain-cam engines have not had any reliability issues related to the chains. The inspection is done by visually inspecting the timing belt and physically spinning and testing the tensioners and idlers bearings for excess play. We are offering a better job than the dealers. Just doing my 14 mile round trip to work and back.
If you are going to replace your upper tensioner, we recommend also getting a new lower 2. I was looking to see if any particular engine codes didnt have this issue or had belts instead. I loved that car but got rid as I had a company car. They did get panned by the motoring press from day one however so I'm in no rush to. The replacement update tensioner has teeth and grooves that go all the way around the center shaft. From abit of online search I think you need a special tool to hold the cams in position? These can run to more than 500k with care. Are the Alfa mitos bad? It looks like they will only go to a 100K? Drove better than any diesel that preceeded it simply because there is no lag and it has a nuch wider power range.
I'd try another search, it is on a lower grouping. Can you clarify this for me? There are other costs that may add to your bill. One issue is that the puck is not as hard as it could be, and the 3 teeth can get progressively damaged until they lose grip. Crummy designs that lead to expensive repairs so not constitute a recall. Play it safe, changing your timing belt may seem expensive. This is a very complicated and detailed service and we are dedicated for 100% customer satisfaction and getting the job done right the first time. However, I took the car in for a service last week and I have now been told it is a cam belt.
These had both a turbo and a supercharger, and have a poor reputation for reliability. Audi and those that were installed on your vehicle on the assembly line. It's all welcome as long as it's Audi. The 'keep well oiled advice' is, other than keeping the tyres in good shape, the best advice for anyone running a car. Fully agree with Skidpans Focus 2.
Thank you for your assistance. Turbo doesn't always mean unreliable but it does add complication and turbocharged cars don't take the skipped oil changes and general neglect you all too often find under £5k. On longitudinally mounted engines, you will most likely have to remove the bumper to replace the timing chain tensioner. What is the recommended Audi A4 timing belt change interval on the 2. Themed Submission Days When posting an image for a theme day, please tag the submission with the appropriate link flair. Make your new parts last! I fear you're about to learn a painful lesson in how not to buy a car. The plug may break if the engine is cold, but said plug is available as a separate replacement part.
Remove exhaust camshaft adjuster and chain. Most cars I drove from 1996 were turbo diesels and any petrol I drove was poor in comparison once you left the confines of town. No belt which can snap!. Might go for a hyundai Coupe or something similar. These had both a turbo and a supercharger, and have a poor reputation for reliability.
I was going to take out an extended warranty but I can't if its over 12 years old. Turbo doesn't always mean unreliable but it does add complication and turbocharged cars don't take the skipped oil changes and general neglect you all too often find under £5k. So think B for Timing Belt. That is good advice but its advice that is sadly ignored or even critised by several posters. One other thing worth pointing out, i'd have thought if there was known timing chain issues with these engines, your searches would have supported this claim. The manufacture has recognized the issue of 2. Save your fingers, you'll never convince some people until they learn the hard way :- What else would I be doing anyway, talking to the wife? Does anybody know which engines are affected or have a list? Failed to notice the lobes on the cam were not where they were suppposed to be located.
It was on variable servicing and you could easily hear if there were issues with the timing chain as the rattle was unmistakable. Shop for the parts for your car by entering your vehicle in the selector at the top of our website. That maybe the way to go. I dont know if it was specifically regarding timing chains though. Long service intervals ain't good in this respect. Tightening torque: 20 Nm + 45°.
All timing chain tensioners in all motors have oil pressure pushing against the back end of the shaft. We have had cars towed from West Virginia and Southern Maryland to have the timing chains replaced at our Doylestown Pa location. The part is cheap and not too hard to replace, just tedious because you have to access the timing cover. Asked on 25 January 2016 by dec42s They were initially belt cam, then a newer chain cam engine started being fitted from about 2009. In practice, all cam chains want to vibrate due to the pulses that occur as individual cam lobes open and close. Recalls are reserved for safety items and concerns that could cause injury or death, ie Takata airbags and mk 4 brake light switches. Car was built in 2013.
I also had a 1. I would suggest you read the Car-by-car review and owners' reviews review heading for this and any car you are thinking of first. Once in a while a class action suit victory by a group of consumers will prompt a vehicle manufacturer to perform a service action, but those situations are quite rare. Hit the timing chain plate, each Injector, fuel pump, and the bottom of the block as close to the bearings as possible. Its recommended to do a decarbonization every 15k miles starting from new because the small carbon buildup can be easily removed at this point.