Instrument Cluster Resolder

Phil Rose pjrose at
Fri May 9 12:10:47 PDT 2008

Dave, I got your photos and they're now available from my web site. 
Here's the URL:



At 11:12 AM -0400 5/9/08, Schaible, David wrote:
>i have all the pictures from an ic repair, i don't know if they are 
>from the net or some i took.......but i will happily email them to 
>anyone for $20 sent by paypal tothis address..........
>no just kidding, i will send them to phil and maybe he can post them 
>on his site.   and to anyone else who wants them to post on their 
>site......or maybe on the wiki thingy on the audifans 
>site.....hopefully they will be of some assistance to the newbies.
>	-----Original Message-----
>	From: Phil Rose [mailto:pjrose at]
>	Sent: Fri 5/9/2008 9:24 AM
>	To: michael
>	Cc: 200q20v at
>	Subject: Re: Instrument Cluster Resolder
>	At 7:58 PM -0500 5/8/08, michael wrote:
>	>You can do this soldering job all you want and it does not fix the
>	>instrument cluster problem.
>	That's a non-useful (and defeatist) response. You may not have had
>	success, but many others (I'm one) have been able to do soldering
>	repairs on the IC with good results. Success or failure depends on
>	what kind of IC problem you have and in hitting the right defect
>	spots. Here's an old post of mine that describes what I did
>	(resoldering) to fix two problems with my cluster--lighting and
>	bouncing speedo. My repairs are still working fine:


Phil Rose.....Rochester, NY USA
'06 A3q 3.2 V6 (5K, silver)
'91 200q	(156K, Lago blue)
Gone to Audi Valhalla:
'91 200q   (Tornado red)
'89 100 (Bamboo gold)

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