Temperature idiot light flashing
ekellock at gmail.com
Thu Nov 20 07:52:01 PST 2008
If it is indeed the temp light (confirmed by finding the symbol in the
manual) then I would not suspect anything related to oil. It is more than
likely a sensor issue, probably just low coolant level in the coolant
> -----Original Message-----
> From: quattro-bounces at audifans.com
> [mailto:quattro-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of Fay Kelley
> Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2008 8:30 PM
> To: quattro at audifans.com
> Subject: Temperature idiot light flashing
> My dash, in the morning when it is now below
> freezing in Flagstaff, has the temperature light
> flashing ... yesterday it went out after driving
> a mile.
> Today I waited til it went out before I started driving.
> I have never had an Audi that had this light flash.
> I checked the oil and that is full. Is it possible
> that the oil is too thick ... I am running 10/40
> and it has not gotten to zero yet.
> I had some oil burning the first couple of weeks
> that I got the car ... then it stopped for no
> apparent reason.
> In the early morning when it is cold I am getting
> what appears a combination of vapor and smoke
> from burning oil.
> I do not have equipment to run codes and the
> only place I can have that done is 2 hours away.
> Any ideas ?
> Cheers, Fay
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