A6 - V6 30V normally aspirated: Coolant after run pump?

Taka Mizutani t44tqtro at gmail.com
Tue Sep 19 18:33:55 EDT 2006

I would not understand why there would be an auxiliary water pump on a
car, but others more familiar with the 2.8L V-6 would be able to answer

Is the starter circuit working properly?

The alternator working properly?

Battery not taking a charge but the car clicks when you try to start it?


On 9/19/06, SuffolkD at aol.com <SuffolkD at aol.com> wrote:
> Strange battery swap finding.
> The ~ 560 CCA OEM battery wouldn't take a charge after 7 years.
> When I'd turn the key, it would go click, click, click even with a charger
> on
> it........
> I noticed a trickle in the coolant expansion tank after starting attempts
> (
> no engine turn over, just clicks.)
> Is there an after run circuit (pump) on the 99 A6 30V 6 cyl?
> -TIA -Scott by BOSTON
> no safe mode on battery either, I kept juice to the terminals during the
> switch.
> Autozone $59 bux 700 CCA. BTW, Consumer Reports rated it in the top
> tier........
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