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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)			duane@zk3.dec.com
Compaq Computer Corporation		(603)-884-1294
110 Spit Brook Road
M/S ZKO3-3/U14
Nashua, NH    03062-2698

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