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2001 Audi A6 Quattro Sedan Timing Belt: Service and Repair Toothed Belt, Removing and Installing

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Download Special tools and equipment: -Spring pin from 2024A -Pin wrench 3212 -Open end wrench 3312 -Wrench 3078 (22 mm) -Clamping bolt 3242 -Camshaft bar T40005 -Puller T40001 -Torque wrench VAG 1410 -Socket attachment VAS 5122 -Tensioning roller key T40009 -Pin T40011 Removing -Remove engine cover-arrows-. -Remove cylinder head cover-1- and -2-. -Disengage spring clips at toothed belt cover. -Remove toothed belt cover. -Remove noise insulation -arrows-. -Removing and installing ribbed belt. See: Drive Belts, Mounts, Brackets and Accessories/Drive Belt/Service and Repair -Remove ribbed belt pulley for viscous fan. -Turn crankshaft to TDC by hand. Markings -A- and -B- must be aligned. -Check position of camshafts: larger holes -arrow- in securing plates on camshaft sprockets must be in line with each other and facing inward. If not, turn crankshaft one revolution. -Remove sealing plug -arrow- from left side of cylinder block. -TDC drilling in crankshaft must be behind sealing plug hole (feel to check).