[A4] No warm-up...?

Dan DiBiase d_dibiase at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 9 09:04:01 EST 2004

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> 2001 A4 1.8tq
> Hello all, I have a question for any one with an ansver...
> With temeratures hovering around 0 C, I would expect the car to go into 
> warm up stage.
> When I start the car when it's cold the rpm is aroud 900...when it's 
> warm it's a bit lower, however I remember about a month a go that when 
> it was around 10 C the car would start up at higher rpm...I think it was
> more around 1200 rpm or some thing like that....
> The car does not get a lot of use, .... my whife drives it 10km in the 
> morning to get to work and another 10km to get back home. Could it be 
> that the car just needs exersized by me :-).....heavy right foot.
> Any comments and ideas regarding this will be greatly appreciated :-)
> thanks

My A4 idles at about 1100 - 1200 for a few minutes when started from cold
these days. Not sure how long that lasts, as I generally only give it 30
seconds or so before driving away (car warms up more quickly when driven

Dan D
'04 A4 1.8T q MT-6
Central NJ USA

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