Audi V8 Timing Chain Service: The Real Story | RSW Dec 18, 2014Audi V8 Timing Chain Service: The Real Story. Posted on . The Service Team here at Redline Speed Worx (RSW) has recently been ini-dated with Audi 4 V8 equipped vehicles suffering from various stages of engine and timing chain failure, which have all resulted in extensive repairs by our experienced team.4.9/5Author: Redline Speed Worx Cam chain tensioners/pads removal and replacement guide Sep 24, 2018Double check that the chain timing is correct by making sure the little triangles on the back set of cam caps line up with the notches in the cams. They should both be pointing upwards. You can also check the number of chain links between those markings (should be 16 on Bank A and 15 on Bank B) as per Audi guide.