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Radiator indicator light

I have a 2006 Jetta TDi wagon. Only when it is cold and first start up of the day, the raditator indicator light comes on and flashes within 1 minutes of start up. I stop the car and restart. It doesn’t come back on (unless it is really cold). I have only had it come on 2 times and then it doesn’t come on again nor does it come on later in the day.

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+1 to CSA’s comment.
We need to know what a “radiator indicator” light does on this car.
Is it supposed to indicate a low coolant level?
Or, is it an indicator of the temperature of the coolant?

Once in a while my Mercedes’ radiator indicator light has come on and gone off within a minute. In each case the fluid level was a little low…after I added radiator fluid the light no longer went through this routine. I suspect your radiator fluid is likewise a little low. Read your owner’s manual for advice on how to properly check the level and how to add fluid.

Since Heather has not returned to answer our questions, I have to assume that she is still reading her Owner’s Manual. Or, is this just one more “drive-by” posting?

new style electric temp. gauge and so does anyone ever read the owners manuel