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My 2001 Audi A6 displays service sign in the digital display when i start it and then it goes off. Do i need to be concerned about it.

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This shouldnt be a problem, most cars will show something similar when started, this is usually for one of two reasons, its a test to let you know that all the lights and displays are working, and two when you first start your car, the computer doesnt see any oil pressure and momentarily turns on the check engine/ service light, but will go off when the computer gets a pressure reading. hope i was able to help!

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No.dont be overly concerned.its just telling you that a service is due OR when the last service was done the dealer did not reset it.so it will keep on flashing.........

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IMPORTANT NOTE:
You must have the security anti-theft code for your Audi radio from the car manufacturer, or from an Audi dealer!


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