my engine oil runs past 170 every time i drive it.whats normal?

Asked by May 21, 2013 at 01:02 PM about the 1995 Audi A6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

89,995

That's about normal if you are referring to the engine oil temperature in Fahrenheit. It takes about a half hour of engine running to get to full temperature which is about the same as the water temperature.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Do Audi A6 Turbo wagons burn oil? 4 answers

    I purchased my 2009 Audi A6 Turbo Avant in October, 2009. I currently have 40,000 miles on the car and have had to 1 quart of oil to the car at least 4-5 times since I owned the car. Is this normal?

    2009 Audi A6 3.0T Quattro Premium Plus

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Audi turbo problems 8 answers

    I have an 2001 Audi 2.7T. It has been leaking oil. I had the oil gasket replaced/fixed 2 months ago. The car was working fine but then the check oil light came on after driving for 3 weeks. The folks ...

    2001 Audi A6 2.7T

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • my 2000 audi a 6 2.8 1 answer

    I bought my car from my friend with my engine check light on diagnostic said Cadillac converter I bought some caddy clean from autozone and now the check light engine is off but now in the car cuts...

    2000 Audi A6 2.8 Quattro

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Idol and power 2 answers

    Ok so I have the audi a 6 Quattro so when I start it is say it is almost over heating after few mins its starta binging saying it is but the rartteaor is not hot and second is when car is started i...

    2000 Audi A6 2.8 Quattro

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Clattering noise from engine after doing timing belt service 8 answers

    The car has a clattering noise from the engine after doing a routine timing belt service. The shop did the job over and even replaced some of the completely new parts we installed but to no avail. I t...

    1992 Audi V8

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Audi A6 Questions

Audi A6 Experts

#1 JRKPerformax
JRKPerformax
Reputation 230
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 220
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 190
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Audi A4
342 Great Deals out of 13,174 listings starting at $1,599
Used BMW 5 Series
631 Great Deals out of 17,695 listings starting at $1,500
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
729 Great Deals out of 22,813 listings starting at $1,600
Used BMW 3 Series
1,736 Great Deals out of 40,949 listings starting at $1,250
Used Audi S6
15 Great Deals out of 477 listings starting at $9,995
Used Audi S4
55 Great Deals out of 907 listings starting at $3,900
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
968 Great Deals out of 32,767 listings starting at $1,950
Used BMW 7 Series
179 Great Deals out of 5,843 listings starting at $1,600
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
175 Great Deals out of 5,975 listings starting at $2,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Audi A6 For Sale
3,442 listings starting at $46,942
2016 Audi A6 For Sale
15 Great Deals out of 1,083 listings starting at $27,998
2015 Audi A6 For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 164 listings starting at $25,900
2014 Audi A6 For Sale
38 Great Deals out of 580 listings starting at $20,988
2013 Audi A6 For Sale
41 Great Deals out of 563 listings starting at $15,995