Which sensor allows the car to start? Are there more than one sensor that makes the car start?

Asked by Jun 23, 2014 at 08:31 PM about the 2004 Audi A8 L

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car won't start when it's too hot. The battery
is fine at 100%.

3 Answers


Yes you have crank sensor,and cam sensor.There are a lot more sensor,s that have to be right for your car to run,but the first two are main sensor,s.

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Is your engine light on?


Surprisingly you should also check your Key. There is a sensor in the key that wears out over time and it gets worse in the heat.

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