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Re: 5kq instrument questions
Hairy green toads from Mars made Nate Stuart say:
> I have just purchased an '87 5000CS Quattro for a very agreable price of
> $2k. I have only found one problem with it so far. The temperature guage
> does not apear to work. It did work "once" on the test drive, but died
> shortly after. I ran a computer test after I drove it and allowed it to warm
> up and it showed the all clear 4 - 4 - 4 - 4 code. Is this a sensor that is
> tested during this procedure, or is it a problem with my dash? Everything
> else on the dash works great.
This one's easy.
It's the multi-function temp sender, a 3 (previously 4) pin
temp sensor that screws into the coolant line.
They're about $40-$50 or so from any mail order vendor,
take less than 2 minutes to install.
Andrew L. Duane (JOT-7) firstname.lastname@example.org
Compaq Computer Corporation (603)-884-1294
110 Spit Brook Road
Nashua, NH 03062-2698
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