Changing Timing Belt on your AUDI A3 car yourself

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When to replace the Timing Belt on your AUDI A3
How often to change the Timing Belt on your AUDI A3 . Recommended service and replacement schedules
every 70000 km
A3 Hatchback (8P1) (05.2003 - 08.2012)
A3 Sportback (8PA) (09.2004 - 03.2013)
A3 Convertible (8P7) (04.2008 - 05.2013)
A3 Hatchback (8V1, 8VK) (04.2012 - 10.2020)
A3 Sportback (8VA, 8VF) (09.2012 - ...)
A3 Saloon (8VS, 8VM) (05.2013 - ...)
A3 Convertible (8V7, 8VE) (10.2013 - ...)
A3 Sportback (8YA) (03.2020 - ...)
A3 Saloon (8YS) (03.2020 - ...)
first time at 210.000 km (126000 mi) , then every 30.000 km (18000 mi)
every 180000 km
every 90000 km
every 210000 km
A3 Hatchback (8P1) (05.2003 - 08.2012)
A3 Sportback (8PA) (09.2004 - 03.2013)
A3 Convertible (8P7) (04.2008 - 05.2013)
A3 Hatchback (8V1, 8VK) (04.2012 - 10.2020)
A3 Sportback (8VA, 8VF) (09.2012 - ...)
A3 Saloon (8VS, 8VM) (05.2013 - ...)
A3 Convertible (8V7, 8VE) (10.2013 - ...)
No change interval prescribed by manufacturer.
every 150000 km
not prescribed by the manufacturer
A3 Hatchback (8L1) (09.1996 - 06.2003)
A3 Hatchback (8P1) (05.2003 - 08.2012)
A3 Sportback (8PA) (09.2004 - 03.2013)
A3 Convertible (8P7) (04.2008 - 05.2013)
A3 Hatchback (8V1, 8VK) (04.2012 - 10.2020)
every 120000 km
every 180000 km / every 5 years