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I have a 2004 2.7 t a6 Quadro. the timming belt was broken

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i have a 2004 2.7 t a6 Quadro. the timming belt was broken .put the new one on .used the aligning tools . now it will not start..i now the maybe some damage to the heads. could that stop it from startin
JA: How many miles are on the timing belt? Have you ever had to change it before?
Customer: i got the car with the brokrn belt from audi dealer .didnt pay much. the car has 150k
JA: What year is your A6?
Customer: 2004
JA: Are you fixing your A6 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i put the new belt on just like i down before and it will not fire up
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: water sign fashes on cludter
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Audi
Expert:  eauto replied 1 month ago.

Hi . Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer.
have you checkek compression? its a inteerference motor its very very likley has bent valves

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
that is what ive been putting off .ive very lucky in the pass .i thought it was turning over to easy .so ill check it tonight that tonight
Expert:  eauto replied 1 month ago.

thats the next step..they almost always bend valves sorry to say

Expert:  eauto replied 1 month ago.

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