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Re: Curious display panel on 200T


    I resolved a similar problem by pulling the instrument cluster apart and
liberally applying Stabilant 22 to every connection in sight.


Fred Munro
'91 200q  267k km
-----Original Message-----
From: Tony Guttmann <tonyg@ms.unimelb.edu.au>
To: quattro@coimbra.ans.net <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: Friday, January 22, 1999 10:51 PM
Subject: Curious display panel on 200T

>Dear q-listers,
>Usually, when I turn on the ignition, my display panel says
>"O K" in nice orange characters. Recently, it has taken to
>displaying 2 or 3 thin, orange horizontal lines instead - and
>sometimes with a warning noise of indeterminate form.
>It might do this for 2 or 3 starts, then show OK the next time,
>then revert to the 2/3 line behaviour.
>Perhaps the following is related: Low power steering fluid
>level is not being reported on the panel. Shorting out
>the switch on the reservoir doesn't report the fault either.
>Any tips where to look/what's wrong?
>Many thanks in advance, as usual.
>'90 200T (slush).