Question about 2000 Audi TT
My low coolant light warning comes on when I start the car in cold weather, and drive off. But if I let the car warmup for about 5 minutes, the light doesn't come on.
Do I and Can I add coolant? Do I need to get a flush? Or Can I avoid getting a flush, only drive about 20 miles a day?
It sounds like it is low on coolant. Coolant expands when it warms up so if it is just low enough to trip the switch when it is cold it will shut the light off when it warms up. You should be ok to just top it off but be sure that what you put in is compatible with what is in it. There must also be a leak somewhere in the system for you to have lost some to begin with. Depending on how many miles you have on the car it wouldn't hurt to have the cooling system flushed if it's never been done before. If you do get it flushed take it to the dealer to have it done. Explain to them the low coolant and have them check the system for leaks at the same time. Hope this helps
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