84 4k oil pressure light
audi at humanspeakers.com
Thu Dec 11 23:46:12 PST 2008
Seems like overkill. Yes, sometimes they go bad. But rarely, really.
The one in question is on a 24 year old car, not exactly a "rapid" failure.
The ones are my coupe are vintage 1982 and work fine. The ones on my
90Q are vintage 1989 and work fine. The system does tell me when I'm
two quarts low on hard corners, which is nice, I guess.
Tom Love wrote:
> While you are there, do them both. Crazy not to. Actually they are so
> inexpensive I can't understand not doing them every couple of years. Saves
> your underwear!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tony Hoffman" <auditony at gmail.com>
> To: "Bares, Vittorio" <Vittorio.Bares at nuance.com>
> Cc: <quattro at audifans.com>
> Sent: Thursday, December 11, 2008 7:48 PM
> Subject: Re: 84 4k oil pressure light
>> I've had the same problem with two 1.8 4000's years ago. In both
>> cases, the 1.8 bar sender was going bad. Also, in both cases, it was
>> somewhat intermittent, although the '85 kept getting more frequently
>> until I replaced the switch.
>> On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 8:02 PM, Bares, Vittorio
>> <Vittorio.Bares at nuance.com> wrote:
>>> That's good advice.
>>> Interestingly enough, I took it out again today, this time, no issues,
>>> no oil light.
>>> Its been sitting a long time, there must be some level of corrosion on
>>> all the electricals as the more I drive it, the more stuff, just kinda -
>>> wakes up.
>>> For instance, when I first took it down the road, neither left or right
>>> blinker worked. Then, after a few attempts, the left blinker started
>>> working, but not the right. After a few more tries, they both worked,
>>> but the right blinker had a fast blink, indicating a bulb or something.
>>> A few more miles, now they both work perfectly.
>>> I'll change out the switches anyway - oil pressure is not something I'd
>>> like to trifle with, esp since they are cheap replacement parts.
>>> Thanks all...
>>> Vittorio -
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