[s-cars] coolant temp warning

Sean Douglas quattro20v at telus.net
Sun Oct 23 13:25:47 EDT 2005

Could be a low level of coolant in the expansion tank, there is a float
valve in there that will set off this warning.

Sean Douglas
1997 Audi S6//RS2-spec
1990 Audi 90 quattro 20v

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> On Behalf Of Bill Clancy
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> Subject: [s-cars] coolant temp warning
> Lately I get that coolant temp warning indicator in the 
> center of the dash -- the one that flashes with an audible 
> tone.    Has anyone had that problem?     The coolant temp 
> gauge can be cold or normal when this happens -- and usually 
> when the engine has only been running for a few minutes.    
> And it almost always alerts me just as I am accelerating.    
> At first I thought the thermostat was stuck, but the I get 
> this warning when the engine is still cold (at least I think 
> it is cold??).    
> Is there a sensor or sensor connector somewhere that can 
> trigger this warning if defective?     
> thanks,
> -bill
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