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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by knoxie, Dec 10, 2011.
code read : 17704 cooling system malfunction...
where do i go from here?
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i would say either the water temp sensor or the rad fan switch but most likely the first does the fan kick in
well its not shown to be hot enough for it tbh, when do the fans normally kick in 90?
If you get any error codes, check them here: Category:Fault Codes - Ross-Tech Wiki
17704/P1296/004758 - Error in Mapped Cooling System
Cold start issues
Coolant Temperature Sensor (G62) faulty
Coolant Thermostat faulty
Check Coolant Temperature Sensor (G62)
Check Coolant Thermostat
Check the stored Freeze Frame data with this fault code. Freeze Frame information will be found in the fault code description (if the module supports it) or in Generic OBD-II if the vehicle complies with those regulations.
Freeze Frame data stored at -40*C is generally an indication of a faulty ECT or wiring.
Freeze Frame data stored at +140*C is generally an indication of a faulty ECT or wiring.
Freeze Frame data stored with in the 68*C ~ 80*C range is an indication that the vehicle was close to, but not within, the cooling systems normal operation range. The Thermostat itself or Cooling system components may be at fault.
thanks westy you diamond