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Temperature

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by luke2702, May 3, 2010.

  1. Sandip

    Sandip Well-Known Member

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    Good to hear it's all ok bud:icon_thumright:
     
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  3. finesse

    finesse Active Member
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    yeaaaaaah thermo changed, mpg up. feels better
     
  4. luke2702

    luke2702 Member

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    It certainly does feel better....
     
  5. jdas03

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    I just ordered myself a new thermostat.
    Comes Wednesday!!
    Guessing it has an effect on performance too if the fueling isn't right?
    My car sometimes feels a little slow when i need to pull away quickly and other times its really rapid, guessing this maybe the cause?
     
  6. luke2702

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    Dont know about making any difference on performance but will definately save fuel.

    Were have you ordered yours from?
     
  7. A3Tomlin

    A3Tomlin Drive it like you stole it

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    Noticed my fuel economy dropping recently and it taking longer and longer to get close to 90. Now the needle won't go above 70 degrees, so I tried the "49C trick". Seems that my needle is reading the same as the climate control number (ie. both around 70 whilst running, climbing at the same rate etc.), so I guess it's my thermostat stuck open, since the sensors appear to corrolate. Can anyone confirm this before I head back to my local garage...? Cheers chaps.
     
  8. finesse

    finesse Active Member
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    Temp sender/sensor is fine.

    Get a genuine thermo and bottle of G12+ from Audi
     
  9. finesse

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    PS Tom : How does the quick shifter feel? Does it do exactly what it says on a tin? Curious of them
     
  10. A3Tomlin

    A3Tomlin Drive it like you stole it

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    No quick shifter yet =( It's still on the "Soon" list!

    Unfortunately I don't have any tools where I live currently, and no ramps/axle stands so I'm gonna have to take it to the garage again... Hoping it'll cost me a bit less than the £650 I spent on it last month ='(
     
  11. finesse

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    woops didn't see the "soon" list
     
  12. luke2702

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    Buy the stat from euro car parts 1/3 the price and then get a local garage to fit, i did it myself but it is not that easy and i smashed the dipstick holder.....
     

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