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Turkster May 12, 2008

  1. Turkster

    Turkster Bro.Paul 2.5TDI Quattro Sport

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    this little sign just popped up tonight, whats it mean ?
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  2. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    well 1st of all, try a smaller image on here as its huge mate, lol, lol, anyway its brakes I think, pad warning sensor, it will probably come & go, they sometimes do that with some dirty or grit, but check the pad width to see if close on, but if its only just come on I wouldnt worry to much.
     
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    Turkster Bro.Paul 2.5TDI Quattro Sport

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    thanks mate, i did have 1 of the front wheels off tonight and gave it a good jet washing under the arches and hubs n breaks, the pads on the front are almost new, maybe a drop of water has set it off,

    resized the pics :arco:
     
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    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Wish I got your fuel economy :drag:
     
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    technics100 Member

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    Just check that you didn't hose the connection off, or break the wire. It just sits behind the caliper. The warning light is only for the front pads aswell.
     
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    dan_b Member

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    Yep, pad low warning light, check the brakes.

    How are you managing to get 144MPG?!
     
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    steve_malton Member

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    Oh **** I thought that sign stood for stuffed crust pizza :keule:
     
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    evilscotsman Space Cowboy

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    Check the speedo, its idling! The reading is false...
     
  9. golf

    golf ***** rent boy VCDS Map User

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    The 144 MPG figure is not an average, I can get my R32 to do 200 MPG if I coast.

    181,000 miles and still going strong Turk!
     
  10. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    I can get 200 mpg if I coast too - but the car is stationary so obviously not coasting! I guess if you coasted to a halt and then took the photo it would maintain the high reading ??

    Thanks Scotsman :hi: I had realised the car wasn't moving!

    My original comment was in jest :keule:
     
  11. Turkster

    Turkster Bro.Paul 2.5TDI Quattro Sport

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    well im back again with this one, iv taken off the brakes today and im nowhere close to the sensor, what i have noticed is when i hit the car horn with all the electrics going, lights, stereo, heaters, heated seats, everything basicly it triggers it off, im thinking is it a low voltage drop that makes it do this?

    PS the car does give some great MPG, when ticking over :laugh:
     
  12. Turkster

    Turkster Bro.Paul 2.5TDI Quattro Sport

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    183k now fella and pulls like a brand new car still
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