overheating on 2006 Audi A3

my audi is overheating.

by in Berkeley, CA on January 26, 2011
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3 answers
ANSWER by , January 26, 2011
Could also be the cooling system thermostat, restricted radiator, or a mildly blown head gasket. Get this checked out as more serious damage may occur.
ANSWER by , January 27, 2011
If your A3 is only overheating in traffic it's due to the radiator fans not coming on asthe thermo switch at the radiator id defective. We've seen a few of these. Feel free to give me a call at 415-241-8178 and we will look at it for you at N/C. Take care, Mike
ANSWER by , January 26, 2011
Is there coolant in the expansion tank? Is the fan working? Can you get heated air out of the vents?