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Audi A4 Timing Belt - Audi A4 2.8L Timing Belt Kit - 98 Early VIN
Audi A4 Timing Belt Kit - 1998-98 w/ 6 Cylinder 2.8L 30 Valve Engine w/ Early VIN Number - Gen II - Enhanced+
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NEW! This kit is now an OFFICIAL O.E.™ INA Gen II BLAU Timing Belt Replacement Kit.

The timing belt, timing belt tensioner, tensioner idler, lever, damper, and hardware contained in this BASE kit are the same as those directly supplied to VAG (without the logos).

Gen II BLAU® Official O.E.™ Audi A4 Timing Belt Kit For 30 Valve Models
    BLAU® INA Pre-assembled BASE Kit Includes:
  • 1 INA Gates Timing Belt
  • 1 NTN Timing Belt Tensioner w/ Genuine Hardware
  • 1 NTN Timing Belt Hydraulic Tensioning Damper w/ Genuine Hardware
  • 1 INA Timing Belt Tensioner Idler w/ Genuine Hardware
  • 1 INA Timing Belt Tensioner Lever w/ Genuine Hardware
  • 1 INA Timing Belt Service Interval Sticker
    Enhanced + Additions:
  • 1 Graf Water Pump w/ Metal Impeller and Gasket
  • 1 Thermostat w/ O-Ring
  • 1 Coolant Temperature Sending Unit w/ O-Ring and Clip
  • 1 Flennor Gates Serpentine Belt
  • 2 Serpentine Belt Pulley Bolts
  • 1 Viton Front Crank Seal
  • 2 Viton Camshaft Seals
  • 1 Front Motor Mount / Stop
  • 1 Headlight Washer O-Ring (For Timing Belt Service Position)
  • 2 Thread Locking Compounds
  • 1 Anti Seize Compound
  • 6 Liters German RAVENOL G12 Plus Antifreeze (4 - 1.5L Bottles) (Enhanced + Addition)
    Appropriate amount for complete cooling system flush.
  • Blauparts Detailed Step-by-Step Audi A4 2.8L Timing Belt Instructions
    Numerous pages and over 50 images of detailed step-by-step guidelines, including front bumper removal.
Fitment Specifics: 1998 Audi A4 models have 2 different Hydraulic Tensioning Damper possibilities. Earlier A4 models had a 2-bolt style and later models come with a 3-bolt damper. It is the responsibility of 1998 A4 owners to confirm that the last 6 digits of their Vin# is before 007799 and that they have the 2-bolt Hydraulic Tensioning Damper. See our helpful 'How To Decipher Your Audi Vin' page.

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Vehicle Applications:
A4 Sedan - Quattro w/ 2.8L 6 Cylinder 30 Valve Engine > Up to Vin 007799
A4 Sedan - Non-Quattro w/ 2.8L 6 Cylinder 30 Valve Engine > Up to Vin 007799
A4 Wagon - Quattro w/ 2.8L 6 Cylinder 30 Valve Engine > Up to Vin 007799
A4 Wagon - Non-Quattro w/ 2.8L 6 Cylinder 30 Valve Engine > Up to Vin 007799
Technical Information:
• Step-by-step instructions on how to replace the Audi A4 timing belt on your 2.8L 30 valve engine.

• Proper cooling system service procedures.
• Proper front crankshaft timing belt pulley removal.
• Proper hydraulic tensioner damper installation.

FAQs Regarding Audi A4 Timing Belt Replacement:

Related Replacement:
• Serpentine Belt Tensioner Arm / Pulley
• Crankshaft Access Plug Kit. This plastic plug becomes brittle and has been known to crack during removal or installation, creating an oil leak.

View A Video About BLAU® Timing Belt Kits

Why replace my cam chain tensioner gaskets during timing belt service? From our experience most cam chain tensioner gaskets begin leaking around 70,000-100,000 miles. Many people perform a timing belt service only to experience cam chain tensioner gasket leaks shortly after. During the cam chain tensioner gasket replacement nearly all of the timing belt disassembly and assembly procedures are needed in order the properly and effectively service and replace the cam chain tensioner gakets. Changing your cam chain tensioner gaskets during your timing belt service can save you several hours of shop labor cost.