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    A3 8P 2.0T FSI Coolant temperature problem

    While that is true I can't see why that would keep the engine from getting the temps up, if anything a clogged matrix would have the opposite effect.
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    A3 8P 2.0T FSI Coolant temperature problem

    Both were aftermarket, couldn't find anywhere online that sold OEM ones. When I replaced it the second time I inspected the old one and it wasn't leaky, nothing seemed out of the ordinary. I cut open the housing and took out the thermostat then tested it in some water on the stove and it opened...
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    A3 8P 2.0T FSI Coolant temperature problem

    The heater is definitely in the loop all the time, I can feel lukewarm air from the vents way before I even get a reading on the temp gauge, but with the blower motor off I'm not really taking away any heat from it and it's only when I turn the blower back on that the temperatures start to drop...
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    A3 8P 2.0T FSI Coolant temperature problem

    I am completely aware of how a combustion engine works, have you ever sat in a car without any air coming out of the vents? If you had you'd know that the windows all fog up within minutes and therefore I couldn't have been driving the car during that test. Letting it idle to get warm once isn't...
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    A3 8P 2.0T FSI Coolant temperature problem

    Hello, so I've been having this really strange problem with my 2005 A3. It started out with the car not even getting over the 50°C mark on the dash, replaced the thermostat and everything seemed fine. it would reach 90°C within 5 minutes of driving and stay there. But eventually it started...
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