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Audi A6 Quattro Avant: I have a 2004 Audi A6 wagon with 57000

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I have a 2004 Audi A6 wagon with 57000 miles. It's in the shop for the 55000 service and the dealer is recommending a timing belt change. The Audi website says that is needed at 75000 miles. Do I need to do this? Thanks
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Dave-VAG
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Hello and welcome to just answer.

The dealer is recommending the change due to the age of the vehicle rather than the mileage. The recommended time is normally around every 5 years t have the belts replaced. I would also recommend having the belt and tensioner replaced because if the belt should fail it will cause serious damage to the internals of the engine.

I hope this helps and if I can help further please feel free to ask

Dave

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