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Cars been off for days still showing 90 degrees

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Eddie S3, Sep 3, 2013.

  1. Eddie S3

    Eddie S3 Member

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    Last thursday took the car out and got an engine coolant tempature warning (was at 110degrees)
    Left it over the weekend thinking it was the broken plastic bits on the waterpump, but today when I turned the ignition on the temperature gauge is still showing 90degrees?

    Is it more likely to be the sender, thermostat or will a broken pump have caused both to fail

    Hopefully someone can shed some light on it, Thanks
     
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    If the engine is cold and the temp gauge is showing 90deg then its likely to be the CTS...

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  4. Eddie S3

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    Cheers ill give it a go and hopefully that'll be it sorted :)
     
  5. amicallef1991

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    Any luck with this?

    Thanks AJM
     
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    Chante the sensor first as its so easy and cheap, then thermo but i hated doing it as its a pig
     
  7. amicallef1991

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    Nice one will do,

    Thanks AJM
     
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