quattro digest, Vol 1 #4402 - 11 msgs

Larry C Leung l.leung at juno.com
Sat Dec 28 17:58:25 EST 2002

Sounds like the high RPM (hi pressure) oil pressure sensor. To be safe
replace both, don't know the P/N's, sorry. If you still have the buzzer
problem, you should check the oil pressure with a gauge, although
this isn't a common problem with these engines.


> Date: Sat, 28 Dec 2002 08:08:26 -0800
> Subject: Uh Oh Oilghettio!
> From: Benjamin Kaupp <bkaupp at ugconnection.com>
> To: quattro at audifans.com
> Hey Listadores!
> So I was driving home from work the night before last when I
> accelerated (not too briskly, but not too gently) from a
> stoplight...
> Suddenly Mr. Oil Light came on and buzzed its way into Eric
> Clapton.
> This, I concluded, was a Bad Thing, so I pulled over, popped the
> hood,
> and burned myself with hot oil (cleaning Mr. Dipstick with my hand
> due
> to lack of anything else...). It seemed slightly low, so I put in a
> bit
> to get myself home, then started my way up Alba Road... Anyway, off
> to
> the symptoms:
> On uphills and anything more than VERY VERY (barely enough to go)
> light
> acceleration, oil light comes on. I left it overnight in a
> perfectly
> flat garage with the hood up, drying out as much as possible,
> checked
> again in the morning and there was plenty  dinosaur juice left. I
> tried
> driving it again, and it was fine until I accelerated normally,
> then
> the light came on... Once again, on my way back uphill it came on
> more
> often than downhill...
> I know this is probably a pretty obvious thing, and I'll be reading
> the
> Bentley (yay!) on my way down to San Diego this weekend, but I was
> wondering if any of ally'all have a BTDT to make things go faster?
> I
> really would love to have Audrey back, since I only have one more
> week
> of visitation before I'm back on campus...
> TIA,
> Ben Kaupp
> '87 4kcsq (she ain't too happy at the moment)
> and a bunch of crap including a Jaguar that's not fun in the back
> seat
> on long drives
> --
> Benjamin Kaupp
> User Group Connection
> bkaupp at ugconnection.com
> 831.295.2591

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