I am having a problem with my audi 1988 A80. Just after starting it the
coolant/heating idiot light continually blinks. I have check my
oolant -- all the levels are good and my car has never over heated. After
cking with the local dealer - to trouble shoot the problem will cost around
$200.00 dollars, I have inquired about the sensor (which there are two).
Can anyone tell me what the problem could be or how to fix it.
Had a very similar thing on my VW Passatt. It was the coolant level sensor
on the expansion tank. Try replacing that (it shouldn't be too expensive).
The light flashed until the car reached operating temp at which point it
stopped. Replaced the tank (I think the sensor must have been built into it)
and all has been fine since.
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