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Re: All my idiot lights are on - why?

> New to Audi's in general, but I've been told that German cars expect you to
> pay attention when they tell you something is wrong. Last night, my (new to
> me) '84 4ksq was running fine when I stopped at the store. 20 minutes later
> I got in and drove home (a half-mile) but the idiot lights never turned off
> once the motor started. From left to right, the OXS, the flashing temp, the
> battery, and below that, the brake. It all ran fine, temp was cool, battery
> was batterying, and the brake was off. (pull on the brake handle, the brake
> light gets brighter). Any idea what relay I may have kicked out of place?
> Just to be safe, I benched the car today until I can get an answer.

Well, Tamara attributes her '84 doing this to its needing an

but my first guess would have ben busted alt belt or shot regulator
brushes.  But you say, the battery was batterying.  In these scenarios
it would not have been, it would have been running the car on its own. 
Well, the electric parts, anyway.  IE your voltage would have been 11.5
and dropping slowly...

Huw Powell


82 Audi Coupe; 84 4kq; 85 Coupe GT; 73 F250