Audi S3 Timing Belt Or Timing Chain (2000 - 2020)

From the model year 2000 to 2020 the Audi S3 has various engines with either a timing belt or a timing chain. However, all of its engines are interference.

Scroll down to see specific data for your model year below.

The timing belt (or chain) maintains the proper synchronization between the various engine components in a combustion engine.

If the belt or chain stretches or breaks, it can lead to catastrophic engine damage.

Timing belts have a recommended replacement interval, while timing chains are generally rated for the engines lifetime, although they need to be inspected occasionally.

Audi S3 Timing Belt Or Chain (2000 - 2020)
Year Engine Belt Or Chain Interference Service Interval
2020 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference 90k miles
2019 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference 90k miles
2018 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference 90k miles
2017 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference 90k miles
2016 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference 90k miles
2015 2.0L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing chain interference 90k miles
2003 1.8L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 60k miles
2002 1.8L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 60k miles
2001 1.8L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 60k miles
2000 1.8L 4 Cyl. Turbocharged timing belt interference 60k miles

TimingBeltInfo.com is a website designed to quickly find the timing belt (or chain) information for your vehicle.

Understanding the timing system in your vehicle or a possible purchase can save you money and headaches in the long run.

When in doubt, always consult with a professional mechanic.

Also, you can consult the vehicle's owner's manual.