Brought the car home - was: super cheap Avant on eBay (Long)

Shayne thequattroking at
Thu Apr 24 00:25:17 EDT 2003

Exactly right.  Same problem happened to me.  Turned out to be a replacement
board was in order.  Fixed both problems.  It has been some time since I did
the repair, but I think there are two boards in there and with some time and
a Sun88 you can figure it out.

Shayne P.

Oakland, CA.

Audis, MBZs & a black sheep BMW.

BUY ME:  1988 BMW 528e
PARTING:  1972 Mercedes Benz 280 SE 4.5

> 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.

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