You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. If it doesnt, its probably the sensor. I know it's a PITA due to its location. They are pretty quick and I have alwayd had OEM equipment from them. http://da4design.com/audi-a3/audi-a3-temp-gauge-not-working.php
I checked the coolant level and it looked like it was normal (it was at the point in the overflow bowl where the bowl bulges out which from the book, it UpTheIron 3,346 posts 179 months [report] [news]Sunday 20th December 2009 Greendubber said: JKY said: Exact sme thing on my 1.8T recently - new thermostat and now sits at bang on 90 The car has been losing coolant since I bought the car second hand last year, but has never gone over 90 degrees on the temp gauge. Cancel billy Rep: 43 2 1 Posted: 07/31/2010 Options Permalink History to verify if the sensor is what's causing the problem, disconnect the connecter from the coolant temp sensor, and jump
I presume:- Drain Coolant Find stat, remove housing and change Refill coolant (new) Run engine with filler cap for coolant housing to run any air out Is it that easy? Last edited by 16vsilverstreak; 07-19-2011 at 01:28 PM. NULL #12 martinb!, Mar 3, 2011 (You must log in or sign up to post here.) Show Ignored Content Share This Page Tweet Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Oil in Coolant and Water Disappearing!
Then we want to hear what you think about the merchandise you bought. This is such a common fault that most dealers keep them in stock all the time. Otherwise no signs of overheating and no check engine light this whole time. #6 09-08-2015, 12:55 PM dustind 1st Gear Garage is empty, add now Join Date: Sep Audi A3 Coolant Temperature Sensor Still, each to their own. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ "Marriage is like a coffin and each kid is another nail." Homer Simpson #9 Welly, Mar 2, 2011 Westy Well-Known Member
Took the car home, ran a VAG check and no error codes across the board. Can anyone help me with this. My '06 is at about 89,000 and the thermostat began failing about 5,000 miles ago. I just replaced the temp sensor, but my guage is still dead.
Reply With Quote rambag3 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries Member Join Date May 17th, 2006 Location Long Island Posts 1,573 VehiclesCurrent vehicles Audi A3 2.0T Audi-Sport.net > Audi Forums A3 Series > A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis) > Parts Request Parts Request Submit New Parts Request All Parts Requests Active Parts Requests Awaiting Reply for Parts Request Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Coolant by jc_tokyo / October 27, 2007 5:21 AM PDT In reply to: coolant mix I have an Audi A4 quattro 1998, And lastly, there's the Audi coolant tank.
PHP-Nuke comes with absolutely no warranty, for details, see the license.Page Generation: 0.10 Seconds Connect with us facebook twitter CNET Reviews Top Categories CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Sooner or later I probably have to replace it. Audi A3 Temperature Gauge Low This pisses off the ECU, who then tells your temp gauge to play dead. Audi A3 Temperature Sensor Problems If you have not yet received a password reset, please re-issue one here: Reset My Password This will send a password reset to your email address on file.
But interestingly enough it may not work (at least within 3+ hrs). useful reference Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode 16vsilverstreak View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message So not too much wear and tear.Within weeks the car started losing all it's coolant.The car has been in for "tests" at least five times now. I live in Ny too so I'm going to try Ultimate Auto Care. 2006 Audi A3 Temperature Sensor Location
Cancel HAVOCK Rep: 49 1 Posted: 10/18/2011 Options Permalink History On the Audi the sensor is your problem Was this answer helpful? Any advice for common faults or what to check? I then looked down at the dash board and saw that the temperature gauge didn't move at all. my review here Still on the fence about going to Ross or staying with VAD.
Audizine is not endorsed by or affiliated with Audi AG. Home News Stories Archive Topics Forums Forums Unanswered Posts ModulesAudi Web Links AvantGo Downloads Legal Notices Your Account Login Site It was a gray, 2 pin sensor. Your engine probably will not overheat and in winter it will take longer to warm up (and your interior heat will take longer to heat up).
Could it b the coolant sensor? ? 11/02/2015 by kel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? Just follow the hoses down from the oil cooler and you should hit it. Have you let it tick over on a warmer day for 15 minutes to see if it gets warm?Click to expand... hi there,after reading the posts,it seems i have a similar problem regarding the coolant.i baught the car a few month back and have been having endless problems with the temperature guage
Replace coolant sensor, gauge still dead along with CEL. coolant topped up of course!They have done pressure tests, head gasket tests and even changed the water tank. The very smart and sneaky ENGINE MANAGEMENT COMPUTER (ECU) calculates how fast the car is warming up, based on ambient temperature (how hot or cold it is outside) and how much get redirected here Reply With Quote bikedewd View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries Junior Member Join Date Jan 26th, 2007 Location Atlanta, GA Posts 49 Vehicles2002 Jetta GLX (sold),
Reply With Quote 08-13-201204:22 PM #6 calitri808 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Senior Member Two Rings Join Date May 14 2007 AZ Member # 18002 If the needle starts to climb then change the thermostat. I don't see the requirement to avoid 'throw away mechanics' when it makes the water temperature management system on the car more future proof. My driveway is slanted down.