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Re: Check Engine Light


    The check engine light is probably being triggered by a specific event
which is not present when you restart your car at rest on the side of the
    When the light comes on, it means a trouble code has been stored in the
ECU memory. Read your codes and that will identify what is triggering the


Fred Munro
'91 200q  260k km
-----Original Message-----
From: Eric Billing <eric.billing@metaphasetech.com>
To: Audi List <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: Tuesday, October 06, 1998 1:04 PM
Subject: Check Engine Light

>For the last two weeks, the Check Engine Light has appeared from time to
>time. At this point, I simply pull over to the side of the road and
>(turn off/on) the engine. The light goes away and doesn't come back for
>several days. I would expect that if there is something really wrong, that
>the light would re-appear immediately. Since it does not, I'm starting to
>lose faith in the light at all.
>Eric Billing
>Eagan, MN
>'93 100 CSQW - 70K miles