Which Audi engines have timing chain issues?

Which Audi engines have timing chain issues?

Issues with timing chains are common on the Audi 3.2 and 3.6 engines, as well as VW, all have had some issues relating to the engine timing chains when they get over 60,000 or so miles. This includes models from 2008-2015.

When did Audi fix timing chain issue?

Volkswagen and Audi Timing Chain Settlement Recall and Repair Reimbursement Information. Attention, you may be entitled to up to $6,500 and time is running out! Volkswagen and Audi owners and leasers can get reimbursed for specific repairs made on certain vehicles between 2008 and 2014.

Does VW 2.0 have timing belt or chain?

The 2.0L TSI is a well-built engine for the most part. It’s able to generate the feel of a 6-cylinder and 200 horsepower with much better fuel economy. But there is one major setback. These engines have a timing chain that can cause serious problems.

When should an Audi timing chain be replaced?

between 80,000 and 120,000 miles
Unless there is a specific fault, the timing chain should be replaced between 80,000 and 120,000 miles.

Can you drive with a stretched timing chain?

It’s probably not immediately “dangerous” to drive with an elongated chain, but if it gets elongated enough, it will lose tension, start to “slap”, and may break the plastic cam chain guides or jump a tooth on one of the sprockets, which may cause catastrophic engine damage.

Can a timing chain stretch?

In many cases, timing chains stretch due to improper owner maintenance. Going too long between oil changes and using the wrong type or viscosity rated motor oil causes the timing chain pins and plates to wear, resulting in timing chain stretch.

How do I stop my timing chain from stretching?

It is important to have your vehicle serviced regularly for oil changes—every 5,000 miles and with the correct oil. Doing so is the best preventive maintenance of timing chain stretch and hop.

Do Audis have timing chains or belts?

Audi and Volkswagen originally made use of timing chains and moved to an external timing belt through the 80s, 90s and most of the 2000s (now returning to chain drive systems). Unlike the timing chain, the timing belt can be easily inspected and replaced.

Does Audi 2.0 T have timing belt?