Inspection of Water Pump and Timing Belt on Audi 100

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 160,000 (160,000–160,000)
Engine affected: 2.8L V6
3 model years affected: 1992, 1993, 1994
4 people reported this problem
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car gets hot no heat in heater. whe.n water gets hot I hear a thumping noise. soon after water wants to boil over. water don't seem to move through