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.
Inspection of Water Pump and Timing Belt on Audi Cabriolet
Average mileage: (–)
Engine affected: 2.8L V6
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1997 Audi Cabriolet - 2.8L V6
Water pump failed on first cold day of year.