2020 Audi Q3 — Owner's Manual – Page #210

Posted on 29 Nov, 2019
Model: 2020 Audi Q3
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Checking
and
Filling
@)
Note
Before
the start
of
winter,
have
an
author-
ized
Audi
dealer
or
authorized
Audi
Service
Facility
check
if
the
coolant
additive
in
your
vehicle
matches
the
percentage
appropriate
for
the
climate.
This
is
especially
important
when
driving
in
colder
climates.
If
the
appropriate
coolant
additive
is
not
available
in
an
emergency,
do
not
add
any
other
additive.
You
could
damage
the
en-
gine.
If
this
happens,
only
use
water
and
re-
store
the
correct
mixture
ratio
with
the
specified
coolant
additive
as
soon
as
possi-
ble.
Only
refill
with
new
coolant.
Radiator
sealant
must
not
be
mixed
with
the
coolant.
Due
to
the
risk
of
engine
damage,
the
cool-
ing
system
should
only
be
refilled
by
an
au-
thorized
Audi
dealer
or
authorized
Audi
Service
Facility.
An
authorized
Audi
dealer
or
authorized
Audi
Service
Facility
can
also
pro-
vide
you
with
important
information
about
the
recommended
coolant
additive.
Checking
coolant
=
%
[RAz-0539]
MIN
Fig.
144
Engine
compartment
-
coolant
expansion
tank
(diagram):
@
cover;
@)
markings
Follow
the
safety
precautions
>
page
201,
Gener-
al
information.
Checking
the
coolant
level
>
Park
the
vehicle
on
a
level
surface.
>
Switch
the
ignition
off.
>
Open
the
hood
=
page
202.
>
Check
the
coolant
level
in
the
coolant
expan-
sion
tank
>
page
203,
fig.
141
using
the
outer
208
markings
@)
>
fig.
144.
The
coolant
level
must
be
between
the
markings
(2)
when
the
engine
is
cold.
When
the
engine
is
warm
it
can
be
slight-
ly
above
the
upper
marking.
Adding
coolant
Requirement:
there
must
be
a
residual
amount
of
coolant
in
the
expansion
tank
>@).
If
you
must
add
coolant,
use
a
mixture
of
water
and
coolant
additive.
Mixing
the
coolant
additive
with
distilled
water
is
recommended.
>
Allow
the
engine
to
cool.
>
Place
a
large,
thick
towel
on
the
coolant
expan-
sion
tank
cap.
Remove
the
cover
(@)
>
fig.
144
carefully
to
the
left
>
A\.
»
Add
the
correct
mixture
ratio
of
coolant
=
page
207
up
to
the
upper
marking
@)
>
fig.
144.
>
Make
sure
that
the
fluid level
remains
stable.
Add
more
coolant
if
necessary.
Screw
on
the cap
securely
to
the
right.
Coolant
loss
usually
indicates
that
there
is
a
leak.
Immediately
drive
your
vehicle
to
an
authorized
Audi
dealer
or
authorized
Audi
Service
Facility
and
have
the
cooling
system
inspected.
If
the
cooling
system
is
not
leaking,
coolant
loss
can
re-
sult
from
the
coolant
boiling
due
overheating
and
then
being
forced
out
of
the
cooling
system.
ZA\
WARNING
The
engine
compartment
in
any
vehicle
can
be
a
dangerous
area.
Stop
the
engine
and
al-
low
it
to
cool
before
working
in
the
engine
compartment.
Always
follow
the
informa-
tion
found
in
>
page
201,
General
informa-
tion.
Never
open
the
hood
if
you
can see
or
hear
steam
or
coolant
escaping
from
the
engine
compartment.
This
increases
the
risk
of
burns.
The
cooling
system
is
under
pressure.
When
you
no
longer
see
or
hear
steam
or
coolant
escaping,
you
may
open
the
engine
compartment
with
caution.
—When
working
in
the
engine
compartment,
remember
that
the
radiator
fan
can
switch

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