Audi

Audi repair questions? Ask a mechanic for answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

audi a6: 2.8L..while timing belt

Customer Question
what is the correct way...
what is the correct way to set the timing on an audi A6 2.8L engine while timing belt
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Audi
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Audi Question
Answered in 30 minutes by:
6/12/2010
Audi Mechanic: Robert, UK AUDI Mechanic replied 8 years ago
Robert
Robert, UK AUDI Mechanic
Category: Audi
Satisfied Customers: 4,750
Experience: Fully trained 19+yrs exp/self employed technician in the UK
Verified

Hi..

 

Are you replacing the belt?

 

Also can you confirm the year of the car?

Ask Your Own Audi Question
Customer reply replied 8 years ago
1999 audi A6 2.8L yes i am replacing the belt. please send me any diagram you might have as well that will help in making the job easier. I am in jamaica and doing the job myself
Audi Mechanic: Robert, UK AUDI Mechanic replied 8 years ago

Ok..

 

Sorry I will need engine code aswell?

Ask Your Own Audi Question
Customer reply replied 8 years ago
ENGINE CODE 147KW : ENGINE# XXXXX : TRANSMISSION CODE A5
Audi Mechanic: Robert, UK AUDI Mechanic replied 8 years ago

Ok..

 

The engine codes i have don't seem to match what you list there..

 

It should start with the the letter A..

 

Codes i have are ACK , ALG , APR , AQD for the 2.8?

 

Do you have any these?

Ask Your Own Audi Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with an audi mechanicLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask AudiDoc Your Own Question
AudiDoc
AudiDoc
AudiDoc, Independent Audi Shop Owner
Category: Audi
Satisfied Customers: 1,709
1,709 Satisfied Customers
Experience: I've been working on Audis since I was 18 and own an independent Audi repair and performance shop

AudiDoc is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

AudiDoc

AudiDoc

Independent Audi Shop Owner

1,709 satisfied customers

I've been working on Audis since I was 18 and own an independent Audi repair and performance shop

Matt

Matt

Engineer

586 satisfied customers

Mechanical Engineer with 20 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing

Chris (aka - Moose)

Chris (aka - Moose)

Technician

369 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

Mike Kelly

Mike Kelly

Audi Mechanic

264 satisfied customers

17 years experience as a auto mechanic, foreign and domestic.5 years running my own repair business.

Tim Mohr

Tim Mohr

ASE MASTER TECH

250 satisfied customers

30 YRS EXPERIENCE, FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC, GAS AND DEISEL

Michael Miller

Michael Miller

ASE Certified Technician

241 satisfied customers

ASE Master Technician. Audi certified, including R8 and TDI (clean diesel).

Quattro King

Quattro King

Technician

140 satisfied customers

ASE Master Certified, 20+ yrs European experience

< Previous | Next >

Related Audi Questions
Pretty sure I need to replace my thermostat. It runs hot at
It runs hot at times. Temp gauge swings from straight up to way right to way left. Was driving in bumper to bumper traffic yesterday and the cap blew off of the coolant resevoir dumping coolant all over the engine bay and ground!… read more
Dan
Dan
Automotive Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25 satisfied customers
Audi A6 Quattro: I was driving down the road and my Audi A6
I was driving down the road and my Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L started to slow down while I was pressing the gas pedal. Changed the fuel pump and jumped the battery. Nothing has worked. Any ideas?… read more
vwtech0405
vwtech0405
VW Technician
Associate Degree
8,868 satisfied customers
Audi A6 Quattro Avant: AUDI A6 2.8L, 179,000MIS. I own and
AUDI A6 2.8L, 179,000MIS. I own and operate a cylinder head machine shop. Approximately 20,000 mis. ago I did a complete valve job on my car which included new valve guides. I sent the lifters out to … read more
vwtech0405
vwtech0405
VW Technician
Associate Degree
8,868 satisfied customers
need to now the specs on a 2001 audi a6 quattro 2.8l ecu computer
need to now the specs on a 2001 audi a6 quattro 2.8l ecu computer located under the passenger side floor… read more
Chris (aka - Moose)
Chris (aka - Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
369 satisfied customers
Audi A6 Quattro: hey my name is XXXXX XXXXX have 2001 Audi a6 2.8l
hey my name is XXXXX XXXXX have 2001 Audi a6 2.8l Quattro. I went to start it about 3 days ago and it just cranked sounded like only the just the pistons where moving and not the cams because it sound… read more
gomi_otaku
gomi_otaku
Auto Technician (dealership)
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,229 satisfied customers
Audi A6: I have 1995 Audi A6 2.8L that the transmission seems
I have 1995 Audi A6 2.8L that the transmission seems to be in default mode after the wife and I tried to role up the windows simultaineously. I have checked the fuses and replaced the TPU. What else c… read more
Roman
Roman
Master Technician
Associate Degree
366 satisfied customers
1998 audi a6 quattro: trying to locate the ac fan relay..2.8l..diagram
hello im still trying to locate the ac fan relay on 1998 audi a6 quattro 2.8l with aha engine i received the wrong diagram from you guys last time if you can help me out id apreciate thx.… read more
vwtech0405
vwtech0405
VW Technician
Associate Degree
8,868 satisfied customers
Audi A6 Quattro need the relay diagram for 1998 audi a6 quattro
need the relay diagram for 1998 audi a6 quattro 2.8l aha engine im trying to change the aux fan relay its under the steering wheel a diagram of what each relay is for would be awsome thx.… read more
molurch
molurch
Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
941 satisfied customers
2002 Audi: km..repairs have been made, suspension, brakes, timing belt
Hey, i am looking To buy a used, 2002 Audi allroad 2.7t with 190000 km on it. A lot of repairs have been made, suspension, brakes, timing belt.... Is it a stupid idea To consider this car? There is a … read more
Dan
Dan
Automotive Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25 satisfied customers
Audi A6 Quattro: 2.8L..20 mph..the car starts shaking
Replied the battery on Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L 1998 and now the car starts but cannot reach speed over 20 mph. When reaching that, the car starts shaking. Check engine is on. What is going on with the ca… read more
AudiDoc
AudiDoc
Independent Audi Shop Owner
Bachelor's Degree
1,709 satisfied customers
2000 Audi A6: Turbo..Cam Sprockets..timing belt..crankshaft
Have 2000 Audi A6 2.8L (not the Turbo Version). Accidently turned Cam Sprockets while trying to get new timing belt on but have not turned crankshaft. Wasn't using Crank locking pin though I did set C… read more
AudiDoc
AudiDoc
Independent Audi Shop Owner
Bachelor's Degree
1,709 satisfied customers
Audi A6: 2.8L..A few hours ago I drove the car for approximately 1
Hi, I have a 1998 2.8L Audi A6. A few hours ago I drove the car for approximately 1.5km to a local store. Upon parking the car the engine stalled. Five minutes later I tried starting the car to no ava… read more
Jim Chill
Jim Chill
High School or GED
2 satisfied customers
Audi a6: timing belt..the cam gears with the engine at TDC..crank
Need some advice. I have owned (3) Audi A6s. Did the timing belt change on the 2.8L last year, without a cam lock tool, just marked the cam gears with the engine at TDC on the crank. Everything worked… read more
Tim Mohr
Tim Mohr
ASE MASTER TECH
Master's Degree
250 satisfied customers
Can I replace exhaust system on 98 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L with
Can I replace exhaust system on '98 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L with exhaust from '98 Audi A6 2.8L or '98 VW Passat 2.8L For Motion?… read more
marcpod
marcpod
Own collision repair service
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,185 satisfied customers
1995 audi a6: 2.8l..timing chain..replaced..any other engine issues
1995 audi a6 w/ 2.8l engine, does it have a timing chain? and if so when should it be replaced/ and any other engine issues w/ this engine?… read more
AudiDoc
AudiDoc
Independent Audi Shop Owner
Bachelor's Degree
1,709 satisfied customers
Audi A6: 2004 1.8 lit motors in all VW and Audi models..sludge
Hello, in a correspondance with Jake "The Audi doctor" on December 2,2008 regarding my Audi A6 ,2.8 he said that a common issue on all 1998-2004 1.8 lit motors in all VW and Audi models is commonly re… read more
Jake
Jake
Audi Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,110 satisfied customers
99 Audi A6: two wheel drive, 2.8L, AH vin..alternator..rebuilt..oem
I have a '99 Audi A6 two wheel drive, 2.8L, AH vin. 109K miles. The alternator stopped charging and replace with rebuilt 120 amp Valeo OEM replacement. After start up, and the engine warms up, the new… read more
mike
mike
Bmw master tech 9 years
Associate Degree
821 satisfied customers
1995 AUDI a6: MY MECHANIC ASSURES ME..BELT..WATER PUMP..tensioners
I HAVE CONFLICTING INFORMATION ON MY 1995 AUDI A6 2.8L. MY MECHANIC ASSURES ME THE TIMIONG BELT SERVICE (WATER PUMP, TENSIONERS, ETC) MUST BE DONE AT 90,000 MILES. I THOUGHT IT WAS A 60,000 INTERVAL. … read more
Auditech77
Auditech77
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
74 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x