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2005 Audi A8L D3

Old 03-24-2010, 07:29 PM
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Hello Audi Addicts and fanatics, hope all is going well. I have and A8L 05 im coming close to 80K, I`ve Hear some of you guys mentioning to inspected the timing belt to see if it needs to get replaced. But is there any such thing also i will like to add im not a crazy driver i love how this car drives, some of my friends say i drive like an old lady .....LOL..... btw im from the Virginia Beach Area any Good Audi Techs out here?
Old 03-24-2010, 10:31 PM
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It's NOT a matter of inspecting it to see if its in need of replacing; its more a matter of, Audi says their timing belts last right about 80k miles, so, unless you WANT to buy a new engine every 80k miles, give or take, you WILL replace the timing belt.

Old lady-driving style, or not... Its designed to last about 80kmiles-ish. Replace it!
Old 03-25-2010, 11:30 AM
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Yup..I've been hearing the same thing, I have a 2005 at 73K and shopping around for the best price to get mine changed...not taking any chances.
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