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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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Matt I have just purchased anAudi A4 2.0tdi bre

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Hi Matt
I have just purchased anAudi A4 slime 2.0tdi bre engine are their any concerns with this engine and oil pump
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Audi
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
2007 model
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
hellothe later BRE engine has the oil pump driven by a gear not a chain so it doens't suffer the same issues as the earlier version of this engine its still prone to issues with chain wear though as the chain drives the balance shafts, however shoudl this fail then at least it doesn't stop the oil pump and destroy your engine what really helps extend the chain life is the use of a good synthetic oil changed at regular intervals ( every 8-10K)
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Does this engine still need the oil pump upgrade I.e hex key and shaft
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
Hello no the BRE variant have a revised oil pump drive so the hex key isn't required as its geared directly to the crank