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Re: A4 'Programable' intermittent wiper relay installa
Is this procedure transferable to the 4K/Coupe? I would like to try
this on my '86 Coupe GT.
> >If you are like me and don't care much for the factory standard fixed 5
> >second intermittent wiper time interval on the A4 (other models). The
> >following explains how to install a 'programable' intermittent relay which
> >will give a intermittent time interval from 5 seconds to over 2 minutes.
> >The time interval is programmed using the wiper stalk switch.
> >3. Tilt the lower dash panel downward until you can see the relays. My
> >relay was white and on the lower row of relays. The end of it had a large
> >271 on it. Its part number on the side was 443 955 531. Remove this and
> >replace it with a 'programable' relay available from the following:
> >Automotive Performance Systems
> If this relay swap is the same one I did on my '89 200TQ and if it uses the
> same relay, the new relay is a standard VW part available from your local VW
> dealer's parts department. Pricing? You're on your own, here. As I recall
> from several years ago it was on the order of $25 (???) or so.
> Operation isn't *quite* as simple as described but pretty close. Delays are
> variable from quite quick to very slow. Setting the quick interval is easy.
> Setting the slower interval works as easily but the delay isn't quite as
> easily regulated. However, the delay will be much longer and probably close
> enough to what you want.