New owner has some questions
Some of you may already know that i recently took the plunge and sold my golf to move into a 1.8t A3.
First impressions of the car are great but there are a few things that had to be done to get it perfect.
The car came with a 3 months warranty from the garage i bought it from so naturally i took it into the approved VAG specialist to get it scanned and booked it in for a cambelt change as i wasn't sure this had been done.
Just small issue like the hazard relay switch etc
One of the issues with the car was that the temperature gauge was giving me some strange readings so the thermostat and sender sensor were changed.
Drove the car to work this morning (25mins of motorway speeds) and the temperature gauge showed 90 the whole way.. Very nice. However upon parking up and waiting in my car for a few mins i switched back on the ignition but the temperature was showing above 90, maybe like 95-100 Is this normal? i understand as the engine is off there would be less cooling but i don't know if i've ever seen a gauge go over 90 on a car like this ?
Suppose to be getting the car mapped tomorrow but i'm afraid i'm a little paranoid! Engine managment light is on. Car's going in for a VAGCOM tomorrow before the remap but parts will take a while to be delivered and fitted to the car.
Also i'm not sure why but when i got in my car this morning i drove down my hill and the coolant symbol came up on the DIS? only the icon in orange at the top of the screen so the red symbol did not accompany it. very strange as coolant level is more than sufficient. It flashed up and quickly dissapeared and didn't show on the rest of my journey.