Dash Lites oddities, was Brought the car home - was: super cheap Avant on eBay (Long)

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Wed Apr 23 21:11:54 EDT 2003

At 03:48 PM 04/23/2003 -0500, Eric_R_Kissell at whirlpool.com wrote:

>The strangest thing I found is that when I turn on the headlights both
>turn signal indicators on the dash illuminate continuously and the high
>beam indicator lights up with the low beams and goes away for the high
>beams.  Only when the headlights are turned on.  I suspect the combo
>switch might be crossing some circuits. Or, is it the instrument cluster?
>Can anyone help me solve this?  The controls actually work fine as far as
>making turn signals and lights work as intended, but the dash lights are
>affected incorrectly.
>The speedometer started fluctuating several times and returned to normal
>when I hit the dash above the instrument cluster.  I need to search the
>archives on that one.

See  http://www.lanikamal.com/audi/dashboard.html

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