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Another DIS Warning symbol - help

pav-g Feb 21, 2007

  1. pav-g

    pav-g Member

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    Hi Guys on way to work this morning the DIS bleeped and a symbol came on - yellow round circle with a semi circle on each side and then when I put foot on gas another symbol came on which said MPG in a circle with a number 1 on left - any suggestions as I have not got my manual with me.
     
  2. petewon

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    By the sonds of it you have set your speed warning limit. Were you pressing any buttons whilst driving just before it happend by any chance?

    If it is that I think you have to hold the check button whilst driving to reset it (I think, dont have my manual here too).
     
  3. pav-g

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    Thanks for that any clues on the other symbol - yellow round circle with a semi circle on each side - rang dealers and will be taking it up there at 1, but if I dont need to I'll cancel

    Doing school run in morning my hands are usually everywhere, I do recall pressing the check button to see why the yellow circle came on and might have triggered what your saying
     
  4. petewon

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    Hi Pav, not sure what the other symbol is I reckon its also to do with the speed setting. I did the same thing when I first got my A4 and Im sure I got two symbols too.

    Try resetting it and see if it does it again. I think to reset it you need to drive and hold down the check button, when its reset I think you should see the same symbol with a line through it.

    Pete. :)
     
  5. petewon

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    Did the warning look like this Pav? If so I think it should have reset itself after you turned the car off.

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    If it was this this one with the 2 on it, it needs to be reset manual.

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    Then again it may have been neither of them :)
     
  6. pav-g

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    Yep thats the one, I'll do what you say in a bit, sneak out of work and see if it works - hope it does. the other symbol looks like this (O) in yellow
     
  7. petewon

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    If its got the 1 on it Pav it should have reset itself when you turned the ignition off. If it has the 2 on it its the permanent one and needs reset manualy.
     
  8. 1210tech

    1210tech Four Ring Fanatic Team Daytona Team V6 Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group S-line owners group

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    the circle with semi-circles on the outside is brake warning light, you are either low on brake fluid or your front pads are due to be replace
     
  9. pav-g

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    Thanks guys I'll pop the bonnet in a bit and check the brake fluid etc, yeah the othe mpg sign was the one with the no 1 on not the two. If it hasnt reset when I start car I'll do it manually by holding down the check botton as instructed. Id better cancel apt at the dealers...
     
  10. VTEC_Killer

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    Hi Pav - the yellow warning is your front low brake pad sensor as mentioned by 1210tech

    When mine came on I did about 1k miles and then had them changed (the inner pads was almost to the metal) so I suggest get them changed within another 1k of driving!

    Dealers will want £60 - I bought my genuine pads from Ebay for £30 all in - I'll let you know the seller if you want (he sells them regularly)

    Sheraz
     
  11. pav-g

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    Thanks Sheraz, yeah I'd appreciate it. Will the light stay on until I get them changed as that can be annoying, also will I have to replace the break sensors aswell.

    pav
     
  12. VTEC_Killer

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    Yes - everytime you start your car the sensor warning will bleep up and stay on (it is annoying at first but you soon get used to it :wacko: )

    The sensor relay are on the pads so you don't need to replace them - when you get them changed; the DIS sign will go off! :icon_thumright:
     

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