[200q20v] Coolant Warning question

Chi L. Wong montesawong at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 13 12:33:29 EDT 2000

I just put some of that orange antifreeze in a few
months ago.  I guess it's not too compatible with the

thanks for all the replies.

--- Mike Miller <mikemilr at blackfoot.net> wrote:
> Is this the warning in the trip computer window? If
> so, I am pretty sure
> that is controlled only by the sensor in the
> overflow tank. That sensor is
> not replaceable - you must buy a whole new tank, But
> as Chris said, it is
> pretty sensitive to the level.
> AS a side note, I tried running some of that orange
> anti freeze a couple yrs
> ago in mine when I lost my upper rad hose (I also
> drained and flushed the
> system first ). The whole time I had that non Audi
> antifreeze I got
> intermittent and then constant coolant alarms. They
> went away immediately
> when I changed back to Audi antifreeze. BTW, I just
> replaced my overflow
> tank - cost was in the low $40 range from local
> dealer in Missoula.  Don't

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