Can't hurt getting a new temp sender anyways can it! My guage is now working again after clearing the codes -- no surprise, huh? -- and I'll see if I have another issue. Give the car a run, then park up and leave it idling for 10mins. All content is viewed and used by you at your own risk and we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of any of the information. Copyright: Images used on this http://bosseur.net/audi-a3/audi-a3-temperature-gauge-not-working.html
Yes No Voted Undo Score 1 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? Day 3. 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), I let the car tick over for ages when i bought it and it didnt move CHRIS555 said: ↑ Extremely common fault on all VAG cars - 99% sure it will
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 If cycling the battery works - it's because it clears some kind of code or module. Thanks everyone for your help!
But interestingly enough it may not work (at least within 3+ hrs). At that price though, i may just try them anyway. Day 4. And it was above the min line.
Replacing the thermostat isn't an easy job. Audi A3 Temperature Sensor Problems I owned a 06 2.0t six speed. And I'll check those sites out for the part, thanks! Just wondering if it is safe to continue driving for the next couple of days while I get it scheduled for the repair?
If the cars acting fine, its probably just the temp indicator side. I suppose a faulty ECT sender could cause a coolant performance malfunction, but far and away the most common cause is a worn out THERMOSTAT, which is a little spring operated Cancel Majesty Rep: 21k 83 79 29 Posted: 07/31/2010 Options Permalink History It's a shot in the dark, but I would start by checking the thermostat first. I can't see so many gauges being faulty!!
Much easier to try this instead of the thermostat I would think. http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5370001-2006-Audi-A3-dead-temp-gauge-after-new-sensor-install All rights reserved. Audi A3 Temperature Gauge Low Couldn't justify the Ross VAG with the wife. 2006 Audi A3 Temperature Sensor Location Audi A3 2006 I would like to know why my engine temp.
It got to about the quarter mark, then dropped back down into the blue section over 30 seconds or so, then went back up to the quarter mark. weblink Update: Coolant System performance DTC, cleared. I reset the code and my temp gauge comes back, goes away, and comes back again. The only time it didn't come on was on Thursday (11/20/14). Audi A3 Coolant Temperature Sensor
I live in Ny too so I'm going to try Ultimate Auto Care. If this happens a second time, then you will get a yellow light on your insturment cluster, indicating a an engine malfunction. Took the car home, ran a VAG check and no error codes across the board. navigate here This (G12) Coolant does not mix well and can cause all kinds of issues (up to clogged radiator).
The add coolant warning also comes on right in the morning when the car is cold and I check it every time and its the same. 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 You do not need to change any temp sensors for the dead temp gauge, it is all due to the t-stat.
I did and had no errors since. Then when I drove for like 30 seconds, the warning went away. martycossie 90 posts 85 months [report] [news]Saturday 19th December 2009 temp sender? Reply With Quote 08-14-201206:54 PM #10 yonip79 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Active Member One Ring Join Date May 21 2011 AZ Member # 75809
Disconnected the battery to reset, engine light went out and gauge started working properly. As soon as you clear the fault code with your VAGCOM etc, your temp gauge will spring to life (if engine is warm). Reply With Quote 08-12-201210:14 AM #3 yonip79 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Active Member One Ring Join Date May 21 2011 AZ Member # 75809 his comment is here The actual thermostat is located further down on the back of the engine block below where the oil filter and cooler are located.
Not sure if I got the right sensor but I'm pretty sure it was related to the coolant system. You can buy the sensor from a dealer for around £20-30 - make sure you get the clip and o ring with it (they will know what they are) or you turns out the sending unit which is the sensor had went bad and needed to be replaced. I was off work then so I started the car later in the day and the temperature was around 43 degrees Fahrenheit.
Dead gauge, CEL light, shop replaces the 'bad' sensor, get about 5 miles out, gauge drops and appears inop again.
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