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Is Audi guide belt or cam belt related to the sump

If the sump was repaired recently could it or poor workmanship cause the guide belts or cam belt to break?

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  • wendyd348 Jun 29, 2009

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  • George May 11, 2010

    How many miles has the car done ?

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Timing belt needs to be replaced every 100000 km at the most . Do you know when it was replaced last ?
Did they remove the front pulley (The one on the crankshaft)?
The Timing belt and AUX belts are not related to the sump but they are related to the crankshaft pulley , Depending on the type of repair carried out they may have removed the pulley in order to replace the crankshaft front oil seal.If I was replacing a crankshaft oilseal due to oil leaking I would have fitted a new Timing belt as well as Tensioner , Idler/s , Water pump (if driven by timing belt) as well as the AUX belts as Oil can damage rubber .
Hope this makes sense to you ?
Looking forward to your reply
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George

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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