Inspection of Water Pump and Timing Belt on Audi A4 Quattro

The water pump may fail resulting in engine overheating and possible timing belt damage. Overheating and/or timing belt failure can result in very expensive engine repairs. As a precaution, it is recommended to inspect the timing belt and water pump at regular intervals.

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Average mileage: 106,875 (42,500–170,000)
Engines affected: 1.8L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 2.0L 4 Cylinder Turbo
12 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010
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2002 Audi A4 Quattro- 1.8L 4 Cylinder Turbo156,000
Failed water pump. Replaced it, thermostat and timing belt kit.
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