Did it wear the two groves very deep in the valve cover? This will take a little bit of time to finagle it out but it will come out without damaging any of the cam bearings as long as you take your time. That was my first thought. We repair Valve cover gaskets every week that were supposed repaired by pros. Note the following: — Install timing chain cover bottom. How can I be sure? The tensioner in question is highlighted in purple.
The class action did not help either, found out about it after the fact and now over mileage cap. Be careful, you can damage the seals inside if you try forcing it. Remove right and left valve covers 8. Disconnect spark plug harness on both sides 4. If you replace the timing chain you will also need to rent special tool to lock the camshafts, and you might as well replace the brittle plastic guides at the same time.
Welcome to rayteam automotive and thank you for visiting our new website. One source specifically cites the defective 2. However I am unable to confirm that the chain was renewed by the previous owner, hence my concern that it may have stretched. The local Audi dealer diagnosed need to replace timing chain and tensioner. Thank you for your assistance. There is also a camshaft adjustment solenoid basically an oil pressure controller of sorts that can get gummed up or be out of position if reinstalled poorly. I'm thinking something in the rear suspension has broke and is causing this noise.
Caution The timing valves have a left-hand thread. The problem with dealerships and I guess everywhere else is that you don't know who to trust. Around 1 litre of oil per petrol tank fill up in the worst cases. Results are its still failing. Please, however, do not contact us. Wow, sorry to hear that.
But I'm afraid I don't have any advice for you except that you should try contacting Audi of America. Once I get the lower cover off I can perhaps assess the situation further. I would attach photos if I knew how to on this forum. When the oil changes are not done at 5000 miles, the engine starts to buildup sludge and this can cause the tensioners to collapse and fail, cam adjuster to fail and not allow it to advance and retard the timing when the ecu demands a action, and guides get worn out excessively to the point that they become weak and bridle and break into multiple pieces which can cause a oil restriction anywhere in the oil lubrication system leading to more damage in the engine. Remove air filter plenum and upper filter housing You can leave back part mounted to inner fender 2. These engines went into hundreds of thousands of cars between 2008-2013.
We designed this website for the public to have knowledge of our specialty and to assist in the repairs of the audi and vw , 2. Further assembly is basically carried out in reverse order of dismantling. Not too difficult, but a few annoying steps. If this fails it the timing chain will be fluctuating from completely compressed to complete extension. Timing chain tensioner, left upper — Part Number: 18266-01183647 Partsgeek. But there is one major setback. Audi authorised for my Engine to be stripped to check the Engine block.
Again, seek a lawyer for more information. Take your time clean everything twice and don't use to much silicone it will just clog up other oil passageways. Audi Germany saw they had not done the stage 1 fix so they reassembled my Engine charging me for the stage 1 fix, ran another oil consumption test. Have no fear, there is a solution to prevent this level of devastation to your 2. Do the same for the intake cam adjuster.
I recently brought my 2010 A4 Avant 2. Thanks again for your guidance here. In regard to it scraping against the valve cover, that is very common and one of the first signs that it is going out. Hi guys, Recently Bought a 2011 Tiguan 2. The problem being that in a handful of cases this engine uses too much oil. Anonymous I would really like to know, as an earlier Anonymous guy, if it is also applies to the Audi A6 3.
One thing that needs to be checked on the 12-13 year cars is some did get the updated chain adjuster and chains. They never gave me a final answer as to why I had to pay such a large amount let alone anything at all. Once this happens the engine is essentially destroyed. Because of a correlation problem between the cam to crank or carbon buildup we also do a cylinder leak down test to check for bent valves, broken valves, valves not seating properly, damaged pistons, and damaged piston rings etc. We now dive in by removing the front nose of the car and have the timing covers removed.
Bolt on T40070 locking tools on each cylinder bank. You can differentiate the older style between the new one by looking for a metal bracket on the part that contacts the chain guide. If their are no dtc's relating to timing but the engine runs rough it is possible the balance shaft timing components have a problem either incorrect timing, defective tensioner, broken balance shaft, or stretched chain which can cause the engine to run rough and cause engine damage. This particularly applies to Volkswagen Audi 2. Will getting new rings and piston really help me to ever reach the 300,000 mile dream I have? The symptoms of a worn out timing chain tensioner are caused by one of two things: The first is the wearing out of the pads or deterioration of the high strength plastic they use. The and not too hard to replace, just tedious because you have to access the timing cover.