[urq] Sending units for gauges
theloves at localaccess.com
Mon Jul 13 19:20:29 PDT 2009
The '85-'87 4kq will already have the oil temp sender and the CGT will have
the temp sender and the 5 bar oil pressure sender. You should be able to
source these from a 4k too. I have also found the oil temp sender on the VW
QSW (JT engine)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Louis-Alain Richard" <larichard at plguide.com>
To: "'Richard Guzzardi'" <rguzz at mac.com>; <urq at audifans.com>
Sent: Monday, July 13, 2009 6:27 PM
Subject: Re: [urq] Sending units for gauges
> That 4000s gauge panel should show, if it's an OEM VDO-made-for-Audi
> : oil temp (150 C or 180 C), oil pressure (5 bar), and voltmeter.
> Am I right ?
> For you Standard guys : 150C is 300F, and 180C is 355F. 5 bar is 72 psi.
> So, you need an oil temp sender, an oil pressure sender, and a voltage
> Oil temperature sender :
> 0-150 C :
> No longer available from Audi. It fits into the oil pump at the front of
> engine. Someone with an older version of ETKA could provide you the part
> number by looking at this page (Audi Coupe, 1983, section 9, sub 19,
> illustration 127-10, item 14). From there, you can find an equivalent from
> major aftermarket supplier at your favourite auto parts store. If you can
> wait a week or so, I can look at the sender I have on my car, the part
> number is stamped on it.
> Or, you can buy a generic VDO VW Beetle 150C sender unit that fits in
> of the oil pan plug (M14 x1.5). I have also one at home, and it works with
> the 150C OEM Audi gauge. Cheap and available at any VDO vending shop.
> I think this is VDO 323-055
> 0-180 C :
> 035 919 521 or 521B. Fits in the oil pump too. This sender is already
> installed on your 4kq just beside the crank pulley. Will work with a 180C
> Oil pressure sender 0-5 bar : 035 919 561A for 1984 and up. 035 919 561
> 1983 and less. That's the year of the receiver car, not the donor.
> This sender looks like a small bell, is bolted on the side of the engine
> block below cylinder 2 and there is two connectors on it : one marked G
> the gauge (variable resistance according to the oil pressure), one marked
> (I am not sure of the letter...) with a fixed trigger point for the dash
> light. The two part numbers are for different trigger points of the later,
> so if you don't mind having a non-functional dash light, either will work
> with a 0-5 bar gauge. There is none on your 4kq, you must find one used or
> The last one is easy : just plug the voltmeter with two wires, and it will
> work. No sender needed. It takes its information from the two wires that
> powers it.
> Hope this helps a bit.
> 1983 urQuattro with a 1982 Coupe gauge panel that works perfectly.
> -----Message d'origine-----
> Am trying to fit VDO 4000s aux gauges to 4kq. What sending units do
> I need? These are specific units for the gauges themselves rather than
> the idiot light arrangement?
> Sorry for cross reference.
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