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How To Install Timing Belt On A 1993 Audi 100
You can save a lot of money if you know how to install a timing belt on a 1993 Audi 100. To ensure that the 1993 Audi 100 performance is sustained an Audi needs to be maintained properly. It is necessary for the owner to change the timing belt the moment its kilometer coverage reaches 90,000 miles. It is necessary to install it properly simply because improper fitting can cause damage.
Things you will need to install a timing belt on a 1993 Audi 100:
- Allen wrench
- T30 Torx screwdriver
- T45 Torx screwdriver
- Breaker bar
- Crescent wrench
- Timing belt kit
- Metric wrench
- Allen key
- Elevate the front portion of the 1993 Audi 100 with the help of an axle stand and a jack, so that the wheels are up from the ground level.
- Take out the two screws on the wells of the wheel and also take out the six screws below the front portion with the help of a screwdriver.
- Take out both the grilles (lower) that are just next to the fog lights along with the bolts, turning them anti clockwise using the Allen wrench.
- Take out the pipe at the grille on side of the driver to remove the washers of the headlight in order to install a timing belt on a 1993 Audi 100. Keep a bucket just below the bumper in front as fluid of the washer drains out. It can be used again.
- Gently hold and move the bumper upwards and downwards when needed to pull it out from the 1993 Audi 100.
- Remove the wire for the headlights and the horns, and take out the wires of the bulbs meant for signaling turns, situated on the front portion. This may seem like a lot but it is all necessary in order to install a timing belt on a 1993 Audi 100.
- Take out the T 45 screws (Torx) using the T 45 screw driver (Torx) making sure that you turn it anti clockwise. Three are located on the side of the driver and 4 on the side of the passenger just below the headlights.
- Take out the two (2) T 30 screws (Torx) just over the headlights and take out the T 30 screw (Torx) just below the headlights.
- Take out the lock carrier, which is narrow piece made of plastic located on the engine of the 1993 Audi 100, it joins with the fan. Now remove the wire. Take out the cover of the timing belt and also the fan. The fan can be removed by removing the four bolts in the middle portion of the fan using the Allen wrench.
- Take out the compressor belt of the air conditioner, which is in the front portion of the engine, by removing two bolts in the middle of the belt. Hold and move tensioner that is spring loaded tensioner, just to the rear of the fan, using the crescent wrench. This helps you take out the serpentine belt.
- Hold the damper pulley using the breaker bar and using the metric wrench, take out the four bolts. Take out the three bolts in the lower portion of the cover of the timing belt to take out its cover.
- Locate the timing marks on the valve cover and the cam sprocket and align them by moving the crank clockwise (on the damper pulley). Take out the guide pulley and the tensioner by taking out the 3 bolts over the tensioner. Take out the bolt on the pulley also. Put the pulley on the new tensioner. Timing belt kit consists of a tensioner and a timing belt.
- Take out the bolt over the brassy portion of the pulley so that a new timing belt can be installed. Take out the old timing belt and fit in the new one on the sprockets. Now move the Allen key in a clockwise direction on the hex located on the pulley. Attach the brassy piece again. Take out pin located over the new tensioner.
- Repeat these steps in the opposite manner to reassemble after you install a timing belt on a 1993 Audi 100.
Posted on: Oct. 29, 2010