[Biturbos4] 2000 S4 Running Hot

northrup northrup at crazybug.com
Wed Aug 31 01:09:54 EDT 2005

> > My main concern is timing belt, etc. becasue of the overheating issue. 
> > The car is absolutely fine unless you;re in traffic for 2+ hours in 
> > raging heat--but I don't want to take any chances.
> Well, that makes it sound like its not a misbehaving thermostat/etc., 
> btu maybe a clogged radiator (odd, never heard of it on a recent audi) 
> or a weak water pump that doesnt move enough water (ditto).

I haven't heard anyone mention the fans yet.  The bit about sitting still 
makes me recommend at least looking there as well. There is more than one 
fan.  I've had an issue with fans before (but only in the honda, not the 


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