[Biturbos4] 2000 S4 Running Hot

Chris Newbold chris at newbold.org
Mon Aug 29 10:16:43 EDT 2005

On Mon, August 29, 2005 12:58 am, r harout said:

> I'm making the appt. tomorrow. When you say 'blocked'
> it almost sounds simple to fix. Aud will probably say
> 'replace,'won't they?

Though thermostats are generally cheap, on this motor they're located
behind the water pump, which itself is driven by the timing belt. As
others have noted, all of these components should be replaced when
changing the timing belt. Sadly, also as noted, this overhaul isn't

> Do you suppose the blinking and beeping oil can was a
> false positive from the heat?

I believe that the oil warning can indicate one of several things,
including inadequate pressure, low level or high oil temperature. Do you
recall what the oil temperature gauge was reading during this episode?

2001.5 S4 Avant 6spd.

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