Audi A5 2.0 - Timing Chain Stretched after Oil Rebuild - Audi A5 Forum & Audi S5 Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 Old 20th April 2017, 01:53 AM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
 
Audi A5 2.0 - Timing Chain Stretched after Oil Rebuild

Morning Audi Forum,

Looking for advise:

My Audi A5 (2010) had the oil issue that is commonly known and had the Pistons repaired and spent 3 weeks in the garage.

Week before last I got in the car in the morning and the engine wouldn't start. Local Garage stated the Timing Chain had stretched and it had slipped. I explained Audi had worked on this in the last 18 months and why would this occur. Local Garage recommended sending back to Audi, who have confirmed Timing Chain stretched. They are not taking responsibility and want me to pay 3k to fix the problem.

1) Anyone else had this problem?
2) I understand it has Tension parts, why wouldnt this stop it from happening

Any advice is appreciated as no expert and feel Im being taken for a ride.
bdcarr123 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 20th April 2017, 02:12 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: North London
Posts: 621
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 46 Post(s)
 
You don't say what mileage in on the car.

Timing chain stretch is normal wear and tear and worsens if the car has lead a hard life. My wife's VW Jetta suffered a similar fate with bent valves at 55k miles and a new engine was 6k. If my car ever reaches that mileage, I'm having the chain and tensioner replaced at 60,000 miles as Audi overestimate the life of these parts.

John

Now: 2011 A5 Sportback 2.0TFSi quattro SE, S-Tronic, Ice Silver + Cardamom Beige/Black
Mods: 7-digit postcode (by Hazzydayz), Ventureshield
Prev: A8 4.0Tdi quattro
Prev: A8 3.7 quattro


(The Beemer is a Bike)
beemerboy9 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Audi A5 Forum & Audi S5 Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome