Car runs too cool/intermittant autocheck annoyances
cpcycle at earthlink.net
Sat Oct 22 17:22:03 EDT 2005
Did you try filling up the cooling system tank a bit more.
Some of the sensors can be a bit sensitive ( mine is).
I had a oil pressure sensor give strange warnings and replaced it to
cure the random
warnings. It was the pressure sender below the MFTS.
91 200tq 20v Avant
Aaron Rosenstein wrote:
>After a 5 year break from Audis, I got the bug again and picked up a
>nice 91 200tq from a local seller. The car is in amazing shape overall,
>and has less miles than my last one, but still ahas a couple quirks.
>I'm concerned that the engine seems to runn so cool. Unless I'm driving
>around town slowly, the temp needle never get off the bottom three
>lines, and my last car always ran just under half even on teh freeway.
>At the same time, I get the annoying intermittant overheat/water symbol
>on the autocheck box, and alternatively an oil and brack pad warning at
>odd times. I don't know if either of the three are related, but they are
>all false signals as the gauges (presumably) don't lie, and I have good
>oil pressure and am not overheating. Has anyone ever found a way to
>unplug the autcheck systems without losing the radio display ability?
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