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Oil Temperature going up and losing power


I have a problem with my Audi A6 Turbo. I am seeing the Oil temperature Gauge high. I am still driving after the dealer said it is normal in CA. ( Oil Temparature goes close to 230 F ) . I am seeing slowly after a couole of weeks the car gets rough and I have to acclrate moe than normal.

Dont know if the transmission needs a check or oil temp is the problem or any other rotating part . Feel like something is holding to car and I accelerate mor than normal and that intial smoothness when i hit the gas is lost.

Can anu one help me nail down where the probl could be .

ome times I feel its Sludge. My Audi has 68k miles.

Appreciate your time

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  • mmohan75 Sep 27, 2008

    What do you mean by alarm system ? Do u mean any warning light ? I see no arnings so far that's why the dealer said dont worry when I went adressing my problem - high oilo temp as the reason for all these problems.



    Audi always think we should state the problem exactly, we can just compalin - they have to take it from there.



    Thanks for your reply rob.



    Please let me what all could give a rogh ride to the car - If O2 sensor is bad will it no power the car ?



  • mmohan75 Sep 30, 2008

    I came to know I have to use SUPREME Gasoline. Let me know if this would reduce power or anyone wheo ha a Audi 2001 a6 Turbo uses Supreme fuel



    Thanks

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If your car has a alarm system on it ...it may be causing conflicts within the computer brain contact your dealer and mention this to them...Good Luck

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    robber692000 Sep 27, 2008

    Most Audis (Being Foreign)come equipped with an alarm system installed for things such as Radios,Doors,etc.
    I owned a 1998..And it was losing power slowly but continuosly,"AFTER" i had sold it they had the ecms reset along with the alarm,and it worked fine since...Maybe not the same issue as yours but thats what i've learned...Sorry if this doesn't help much

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