[A4] Bizarre happenings ...

docwyte at comcast.net docwyte at comcast.net
Wed Dec 20 16:33:04 EST 2006

That was your low coolant light.  Check your coolant level.  Take the car to a good independent shop.

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From: "Venkat Venkataratnam" <venkat14 at hotmail.com> 

> Hello, 
> I have a 1998 A4 2.8 Quattro. 
> When I was driving the day before, I saw this thermometer indicator on the 
> dashboard and it initially beeping. I didn't know what the problem was but 
> the indicator just stayed. 
> Yesterday, I checked my oil level and it was sort of low and I filled it up. 
> But again the indicator went off several times and I ignored it. Finally I 
> came to a stop at a traffic light, the battery indicator went off, the oil 
> indicator went off and the car stopped. 
> After couple of minutes, the car started and I slowly got the car home. 
> What do you think could be the problem? I am sure if I take it to the dealer 
> he is going to come up with a $2000 repair which is usually the case. BTW, I 
> just replaced the control module 6 months back which was around $2000. 
> Any ideas/suggestions? 
> Thanks. 
> Venkat 
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