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Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by N80KRR, Aug 5, 2009.

  1. N80KRR

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    Well, looked this am no water in car. but I only filled it up a week ago. Not done thousands of miles. So whats happening? I've checked the tank and pipes they're all dry so no leaks that I can see. Anyone had same issues?
     
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  3. docurley

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    check the oil and make sure its not brown.
     
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    It's very dirty brown, it was supposed to be replaced when it was serviced back in march. Guess it wasn't. Does that mean I need to change it ASAP?
     
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    I meant like a creamy brown colour
     
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    nope just like dirty oil. So could do with a fresh change really.
     
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    Well oil gets dirty looking quick so may be not.

    Now your problem, well so far it does not sound like the headgasket so I would refill and run the car looking for leeks checking the header tank for a start.
     
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    sorry not very mechanically minded, looked at the water tank and pipes that lead off it to radiator. everything seems to be in order. no leaks that I can see or feel.
     
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    Some times the bottle spits on the joint and will only leek when the water gets hot and the pressure builds.

    Look for any signs of a sort of reddish dye or rust this may indicate where the water might be coming from.
     
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    Xmay4444 On Point!!

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    Same problem on my S4 cab - it was the auxillary rads behind the headlights. THey have a tendancy to leak very badly after a few years. Known issue. Good luck.
     
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    pjmspeedy Dude, what's mine say ?

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