MFTS and thermostat Q: Gauge not reading temp but HEAT
audi at humanspeakers.com
Mon Jan 10 23:33:25 EST 2005
> So I suspected the MFTS because of 1.3 bar max on the 200 20V.
> Now this winter heat is cool while driving but warm when stopped.
> Summer: Drive car, temp rises to 1/4
> Winter: If its sits idling, temp will creep to just past1/2 mark and
> radiator fan comes on.
> Driving in cold - 20 degrees ambient temp - needle buried in cold reading.
> Stop: like at rest area, temp gauge slowly creeps up.
> Cabin heat: Little or none...
> Q: Is the coolant level low or is it the MFTS is still outta whack?
The MFTS merely reports on what is happening. I would suspect a
thermostat that is not closing properly for an engine that runs too cool
most of the time when moving, and doesn't make sufficient heat for the
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