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Fw: funny temp guage behavior

Cool.... how's about a new thermostat? Sounds to this novice like yours is
sticking, no? At least you know your radiator is working as advertised.

Sean Ford
sean@nwh.org                       '92 Audi 100CS 5spd 22K mi
Newton-Wellesley Hospital      '89 Suzuki Katana 600 14K mi
Newton, MA  02162 (USA)      http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/Downs/5528

> From: Avrum Belzer <apb4419@idt.net>
> To: quattro@coimbra.ans.net
> Subject: funny temp guage behavior
> Date: Wednesday, June 25, 1997 8:39 AM
> Hello all.  The water temp gauge on my S6 has changed its behavior
> Frequently it will not rise above the top of the warm up (first few marks
> the left) zone unless it is stopped at a light or in traffic.  Once
> again it falls back to the warmup zone.  Until now it has always run
> on the normal line regardless of speed or ambient temp.  I took it to the
> dealer but, no surprise, they had nothing to say after checking the gauge
> and the actual water temp.  With the car in the shop it runs right on the
> normal line as mentioned above so they say there is nothing wrong.  I
> something is going on.  I would like to know what.  Any thoughts or
> experience?  Thanks.
> 95.5 S6 wagon 18K