Filed Under (Audi Manuals) by admin on 04-06-2011
Toothed belt, removing and installing Removing – Remove engine cover (arrows). – Remove noise insulation panel (arrows). – Remove front bumper. Refer to Body and Frame/Bumper/Service and Repair – Move lock carrier to service position. Refer to Body and Frame/Radiator Support/Service and Repair – Remove ribbed belt. Refer to Engine/Drive Belts, Mounts, Brackets and Accessories/Drive Belt/Serpentine Belt/Service and Repair See: Drive Belt/Service and Repair CAUTION: Mark the running direction of the belt with a crayon or marker before removing. Reinstalling a used belt in reversed running direction could damage the belt. – Unclip toothed belt guard on both sides and remove. – Turn crankshaft by hand to TDC. Marks -A- and -B- must align – Check position of camshafts. Larger holes (arrow) of securing plates on camshaft sprockets must be on inside and must align If they are not in this position: Turn crankshaft one revolution further. – Remove sealing plug from left-side of cylinder block. Top Dead Center (TDC) mark on crankshaft must be visible or can be felt Crankshaft Holder 3242 Shown In Installed Position – Install 3242 crankshaft holder into opening. – Remove tensioner for ribbed belt. – Remove center and left belt guards. Notes: The toothed belt tensioner is oil-dampened. Compress it by slowly applying constant pressure. Use spring clamp from 2024A. – Using 8 mm hex wrench, turn toothed belt tensioning roller -1- counter-clockwise, opposite direction shown (arrow), until tensioning lever -2- compresses tensioner -3- so that spring clamp (2 mm dia.) can be inserted into bore and lifter. – Insert pin and release tension. – Remove vibration dampener. Refer to Engine/Cylinder Block Assembly/Harmonic Balancer/Service and Repair – Remove idler for ribbed belt and guard under vibration dampener (arrows). – Remove toothed belt.