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Outside Temp / Is it normal?

mk4gtiturbo Nov 6, 2018

  1. mk4gtiturbo

    mk4gtiturbo Member Team V6 Supercharged Audi S4 Audi Avant Owner Group quattro S tronic

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    Where is the outside temp sensor?

    I had a meeting in London then drove back (2 hours) and parked car in the office car park for a couple of hours when I got in again to go home the outside temp was reading 29.5*c which it wasn't. Is this normal? Anything I can do to insulate it?
     
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  3. rum4mo

    rum4mo Well-Known Member

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    I doubt it, it is located a bit close to the radiator, so you will just need to get used to seeing stupid temperatures for a short distance/time after getting back into the car.

    Edit:- some cars, like the 6K Ibiza had it mounted on the passenger side rear view mirror - but that also comes with disadvantages like extra costs when that mirror gets hit!
     
  4. CarbonMike

    CarbonMike Active Member Team Brilliant Black Audi A4 Black Edition quattro

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    VAG like doing stupid stuff like that with wing mirrors...

    Some models of Caddy van have radio ariel in the mirror housing, same issue if it gets smashed off.
     

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