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turns out the sending unit which is the sensor had went bad and needed to be replaced. THIS IS NOT PERSONAL! The time now is 12:14 PM.

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Answered! The A3 monitors the coolant temp and if it doesn't follow the profile it's looking for it kills the gauge. __________________ Now: 2012 A3 2.0Tq Then: '06 M3 '06 A3 2.0T BOTH ECT ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE SENDERS ARE OK. 2. Yes No Voted Undo Score 2 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz?

Audi A3 Temperature Gauge Low

If so, thermostat time! Did any of you run code checks before changing your sensor or Thermostat? View next topic View previous topic www.audifans.net Forum Index » A4/S4/RS4 Saloon/Avant/Cabriolet Forum Author Message The_Pilot Newbie Joined: Jul 03, 2005 Posts: 2 Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2005 4:52 pm rfisher 3,558 posts 194 months [report] [news]Monday 21st December 2009 My A3 Tdi has done this for about 2 years now.Initially a new stat sorted it but I think that was

This pisses off the ECU, who then tells your temp gauge to play dead. Reply With Quote 08-15-201208:42 PM #12 yonip79 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Active Member One Ring Join Date May 21 2011 AZ Member # 75809 Share this post Link to post Share on other sites RobA3 0 Vauxhall Corsa VXR Members 0 417 posts Posted March 18, 2006 · Report post [ QUOTE ] Ive For the amount of work I do it suffices.

It seems like the car isn't making as much heat as before? Audi A3 Temperature Sensor Problems YOUR TEMP GAUGE WILL PLAY DEAD! 4. I did more driving on Sunday, quite a bit and then suddenly I saw the temperature gauge was working again. http://www.audiforums.com/forum/audi-a3-12/audi-a3-2008-2-0t-coolant-temperature-gauge-problem-212142/ If that doesn't fix it - replace the thermostat.

JKY 358 posts 103 months [report] [news]Sunday 20th December 2009 Exact sme thing on my 1.8T recently - new thermostat and now sits at bang on 90 degrees. So basically it seems that the warning to add coolant will only come on when I first start the car in the morning when its really cold out (32 degrees) and Temp gauge dies on the way to work. The check light could have been from a loose o-ring on the dip-stick which has caused a small air leak before (I had checked oil the same day) but the lack

Audi A3 Temperature Sensor Problems

Any thoughts or just another dodgy sender? Though I noticed that it didn't go up to where is used to (right in the middle of the gauge.) Ever since, the temperature gauge has been partially working. Audi A3 Temperature Gauge Low If cycling the battery works - it's because it clears some kind of code or module. 2006 Audi A3 Temperature Sensor Location Took the car home, ran a VAG check and no error codes across the board.

I bought a new thermostat w/housing from ecs tuning, you're also gonna need some coolant. news The T-stat job will take about four hours if you have the correct tools. Was this answer helpful? I drove around a bit to make sure that the engine should have been warmed up at that point (around 10 additional minutes) and still noting. Audi A3 Coolant Temperature Sensor

Heres what is happening. 1. By Shagger7 in forum Audi A4 - B5 Forum - 1995 - 2002 Replies: 13 Last Post: 28-02-2008, 12:10 PM Temp Gage unstable By nigel_07 in forum Audi A3 - Archive Agreed... have a peek at these guys I miss my high mileage Golf MKIV.

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so thanks again!!! :) 08/16/2010 by antonio I had to put in a new motor in my 99 dodge 1500 sport now the atl & the water temp gauge will not

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I talked her through checking the coolant level, it's fine, so i told her to drive it and watch for the gauge to creep above the normal "90", if it did I thought it was close by that area, maybe im misled. If you have an 06, its time, anyway. check my blog But what I will say is, they did not want to do the cam follower or DV.

now it's not working at all!when i have driven for a while i notice erratic shifting in the gears & some loss of power. New Member Joined: Dec 20, 2010 Messages: 16 Likes Received: 0 cheers for the replies Ian_83 said: ↑ If its anything like mine, its the thermostat stuck open. martycossie 90 posts 85 months [report] [news]Saturday 19th December 2009 temp sender? Reply With Quote 08-15-201211:20 PM #13 EvilBunny View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Veteran Member Three Rings Join Date Oct 23 2009 AZ Member # 49658

Yeah the coolant sensor gave a warning when I turned my car on this morning from my house. Browse all: Audi A3 Interior Guides Temp. 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 If the needle starts to climb then change the thermostat.

Disconnected the battery to reset, engine light went out and gauge started working properly. My one year old VAD modile wired cable is worthless on CAN BUS vehicles. Eventually I got in and replaced the thermostat and it worked great. WIll it harm it to drive the beastie?