Temperature idiot light flashing Re: quattro Digest, Vol 61, Issue 29
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Thu Nov 20 09:36:12 PST 2008
>Oil in Audis is on a gauge if your instruments show one.
>The flashing light is the coolant sensor, which when the level goes
>too low in the coolant overflow bottle, it flashes.
>Since its cold, the coolant expands when warmed up and the light
>Top up the coolant.
>You may have a drip from a hose, headgasket leak/crack (if it drains
>fast - week- in driving) or a cracked coolant overflow bottle cap.
>My cap was cracked and some would steam out over time, new cap
>solved the issue.
>Have hubby check the front of the engine for drips, it could be the
>water pump leaking or seal starting to fail. V-6 correct?
yes, there IS a tiny leak somewhere in front .... hope it is a hose
and not the head gasket ... what is involved in replaced head gasket
Red '97 A6 Avant AWD
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