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Re: erotic upshift indicator (maybe I mean erratic)

My understanding is that the upshift works by telling if you are revvinge
the engine too high while not accelerating.  It won't ever go in 5th because
you can't shift up.  Mine shows the indicator whenever i go over 2000 RPM
and am not accelerating.  That is what it should do right?

Jeremiah Curry
'84 CGT (far from mint)
'84 5000s (RIP)

-----Original Message-----
From: Browning David (TVCS) <BrowningD@tce.com>
To: quattro@coimbra.ans.net <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: Wednesday, October 21, 1998 8:43 AM
Subject: RE: erotic upshift indicator (maybe I mean erratic)

>Mine will even light up with the car out of gear (parked) with engine
>running above 2000rpm.  Yet it never lights in 5th.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Steve Bigelow [SMTP:sbigelow@sprint.ca]
>> Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 1998 8:12 AM
>> To: quattro@coimbra.ans.net; Fourkguy@aol.com
>> Subject: Re: erotic upshift indicator (maybe I mean erratic)
>> Jeff writes...
>> >It not only is out of sync with my driving, it is nowhere near reality.
>> When I
>> >am revving low (1500) I will get a light. Conversely, at 4000 revs, no
>> light!
>> >Feel like pulling the plug, but feel this indicates a prob with some
>> >system...vacuum? elec sensor?
>> From that information, it sounds like it's running just fine. It's not
>> dependant, it is vacuum (therefore load) dependant. 1500 rpm, high
>> shift. 4000 rpm, with your wellie in it, low/no vacuum, keep reving.....
>> Steve Bigelow
>> Discreet Dungeons
>> Ottawa Ontario
>> '84 5ks "Audrey", proper German silver, Husco armrest/cupholder
>> '82 Coupe (previous)