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Re: COUPE QUATTRO INSTRUMENT PANEL BULBS
> Date: Mon, 22 Sep 1997 20:50:01 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Porsray@aol.com
> Subject: COUPE QUATTRO INSTRUMENT PANEL BULBS
> I presently have one bad instrument panel bulb, which I would like
> to replace. A local auto parts house sez they can get them if I know
> the part no. It is the little bulb with a black plastic socket end,
> OSRAM, 12V, 1.2 W. I believe Audi part no. is 893 919 040, but
> I need the OSRAM no.
> The parts place in their book lists 4 different bulbs for this panel, none
> of which they have in stock. 3 other places I've tried don't have it on
> their racks, therefore they say can't get it.
Go to a VW dealer, or buy lights for VWs, they use the same bulbs.
I am not familiar with your particular car, but in some applications the
alternator light might be higher wattage (3W), as that provides the initial
power to the alternator regulator circuit.
Good luck, Peter
Peter E. Orban
National Research Council of Canada