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RE: S6 Brake Light
This cropped up shortly _after_ the bomb failed on my '94 S4. The bomb was
definitely bad, failed the usual tests etc., but about a week after the new
one was put in, the light came back. After testing everything, the solution
(from AofA, no less) was:
Overfill the hydraulic fluid resevoir, and the sensor will
Geoff Jenkins * Department of Economics
101 Marshall Hall, Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824 (517) 355-7583
> [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Mark Reis
> Subject: Re: S6 Brake Light
> On Fri, 30 Oct 1998, Lawrence Eisenberg wrote:
> > Hi Everyone,
> > I have been a lurker on this list for a while and I recently
> > replaced my 84 4000Q (which I had for 12 years and loved) with a 95.5
> > S6 which has been a total delight except for one nagging problem.
> > When I got the S6 early in the summer the brake light (which checks
> > pressures as well as fluid levels in this model) would stay on for
> > about 25 to 30 seconds when started up first thing in the morning. If
> My S4 does the same thing. Funny tho, that my wife's 100 (same year)
> doesn't, though I would guess the fundamental setup to be the same.
> Anyway, at this point I've chosen to simply ignore it.