[s-cars] coolant temp warning
clancybill at yahoo.com
Sun Oct 23 21:30:50 EDT 2005
That must be it. My expansion tank shows signs of leaking. I must
have lost a little bit of coolant. I was focusing on temp not
level. It makes sense now.
thanks for the help.
Sean Douglas wrote:
>Could be a low level of coolant in the expansion tank, there is a float
>valve in there that will set off this warning.
>1997 Audi S6//RS2-spec
>1990 Audi 90 quattro 20v
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>>On Behalf Of Bill Clancy
>>Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2005 9:47 AM
>>To: s-car-list at audifans.com
>>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?
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