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Re: 1986 4000S, Headlight switch

Peter Biernacki writes:
> My headlight switch is fried (again).  I think this is the 3rd one.  It
> seems to normally run incredibly hot (hot to the touch).  The design also
> is pretty stupid IMHO.  At this point the wiring harness is also
> pretty screwed.  Does anyone know the part number of the wiring harness so
> I can get a new one?  And, obviously, is there something I can do to
> prevent this from happening again?

Are you running higher-than-stock wattage headlight bulbs?  Stock bulbs
should not cause your headlight switch to fry.  The switch normally
runs warm, because there is a light bulb inside.

96 A4 2.8 quattro
84 5000S 2.1 turbo
80 4000 2.0
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