[urq] temperature sender confusion
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Thu May 7 08:50:55 PDT 2015
Page 52 of Jeremy Waltons 2007 book on the Audi quattro shows good pictures of the original analog dashs. These show only boost and fuel guages.
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> On 7 May 2015, at 16:08, "John Terreric" <terreric at hotmail.com> wrote:
> To be checked as well Patrick. Then was there no water temp gauge on the stock car? That would be odd for such a "hot" car.
> Thank you!
>> From: p.carlier at pandora.be
>> To: terreric at hotmail.com; urq at audifans.com
>> Subject: Re: [urq] temperature sender confusion
>> Date: Thu, 7 May 2015 07:39:12 +0200
>> If you have a classic vdo 3 gauge setup , the temp
>> gauge is most likely an oil temp gauge ..
>> What's the range .
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "John Terreric" <terreric at hotmail.com>
>> To: <urq at audifans.com>
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 9:07 PM
>> Subject: [urq] temperature sender confusion
>>> Hello all,
>>> this is my first post here, even though I have been enjoying reading you
>>> all for some time.
>>> I have a 84 UrQ which has been well restored (engine new, suspension news,
>>> new paint) and an upgraded ECU (I suspect it was from a 4000 but I did not
>>> get any details).
>>> Previous owners have also installed a classic 3 gauge VDO unit. 2 of the 3
>>> gauges work (oil pressure and battery) but not the coolant temperature.
>>> Again no assurance those senders are legit.
>>> My mechanic is confused as there are already 3 temperature senders on the
>>> engine and one is connected to the gauge but it doesn't do anything to it.
>>> It would simply not budge at any temperature. But if he puts the lead to
>>> ground the gauge goes full scale - so there is a valid wiring and gauge
>>> functionality it seems.
>>> So does it come from a wrong sender, i.e. with the wrong resistance? Or
>>> the right sender but the wrong gauge?
>>> Thank you for your help in advance,
>>> 84 UrQ
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