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1999 A6 1.8T Coolant Temp Gauge Problem

N22CKS Mar 5, 2011

  1. N22CKS

    N22CKS New Member

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    Hi Guys, just after a little help here.

    When i turn on my ignition the temp guage picks up a reading, but as i drive it drops down to 60 degrees as though it is not working?
    I have also noticed that the oil temp gauge doesn't move either.

    Today i changed the coolant temp sensor but the problem is still there. I can keep my foot on the accellerator and the gauge will go up to 80+ degrees, but once i release the accellerator it will return to 60 degrees?

    I have bought a thermostat but havn't got round to fitting it yet. Do you think this may fix the problem, or could it be electrical?

    Any help appreciated.

    Thanks
     
  2. kite

    kite Member VCDS Map User

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    I would suspect the stat.
     
  3. crispin

    crispin Member

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    I would say thermostat too..
     
  4. N22CKS

    N22CKS New Member

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    Thermostat fixed the problems guys thanks.
    Both the coolant and oil gauges now opperate as they should.
     

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