AUDI A4 1

2002 Audi A4

Tiny

Bobbyjeff

June, 3, 2012 AT 1:12 AM

Audi a4 1.8 car is getting hot, replaced thermostat, still getting hot, what else can I try?

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3 Answers

Tiny

caradiodoc

June, 3, 2012 AT 1:19 AM

Does it run hot in slow traffic, at highway speeds, or both? Does the electric radiator fan turn on? Could have a leaking head gasket. Radiator cooling fins could be rotting off or could be plugged with a bug collection. Radiator could be plugged. Really need more details to prevent guessing.

Tiny

Bobbyjeff

June, 3, 2012 AT 1:34 AM

Just bought last week, drove it home, was 3 hour drive had no problems, went back down road got home engine was hot, put in new thermostat still getting hot

Tiny

caradiodoc

June, 3, 2012 AT 2:00 AM

The thermostat is the least likely suspect and the last thing to try. You didn't answer any questions. What speeds does this occur at? Do you have a gauge on the dash that's reading "hot", or how do you know it's overheating? Does the electric fan turn on when it's hot?

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