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RE: warning lights
The warning I am getting is the RED triangle with the exclamation mark
in the middle. It is almost always on. It seems the only time it comes
off is after driving several (20-30 miles) at highway speed without
slowing down OR when I am having a bit of fun and really get the revs
up, over and over and over, such as when playing on a windy road. Any
180 Yorston St
Williams Lake, BC, V2G 3Z1
'86 5KTQ stock (if you don't know what it means, you aren't in the club)
>From: Bernard Littau[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>Sent: September 27, 1999 5:50 PM
>To: Livolsi, Stephane; 'Audi Quattro List'
>Subject: Re: warning lights
>There are two brake warning lights that can come up in the panel. One is
>for pads, the other for low fluid level or low pressure.
>If you hold the "check" button and turn on the ignition, the panel will
>scroll through all of the warning icons.
>The pads warning, if I remember correctly, has no red, but shows the brake
>icon. The fluid and pressure warning has a red triangle and brake icon.
>Which warning it it you are getting?
>From: Livolsi, Stephane <email@example.com>
>To: 'Audi Quattro List' <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Date: Monday, September 27, 1999 12:12 PM
>Subject: RE: warning lights
>>I am very interested in replies to this as I also have the same thing
>>happening. I physically verified the correct and safe operation of the
>>entire brake and hydraulic system so I just live with the light flashing
>>on the dash. It doesn't seem to interfere with any other warnings (low
>>fuel, light out, etc.) so it doesn't bother me that much but I would
>>sure like to fix it if anyone knows how...
>>180 Yorston St
>>Williams Lake, BC, V2G 3Z1
>>'86 5KTQ stock (if you don't know what it means, you aren't in the club)
>>>Sent: September 27, 1999 10:50 AM
>>>Subject: warning lights
>>>Thanks again to all that helped with my distributor problem, turns out the
>>>problem was a loose connection to the reference sender.
>>>No sooner was this problem corrected, a new one popped up. The brake
>>>light now constantly flashes. The fluid is new and at the correct level,
>>>the brakes are performing very well. Which other inputs does the warning
>>>The brakes feel great, but I guess it could be pads. Does the light have
>>>input from the pads?