[A4] sticking climate control buttons
b5quattro at shaw.ca
Tue Nov 9 12:55:30 EST 2004
Occasional drinks maybe, but never food. Oh and use the cupholder by the armrest, the one above the radio is just trouble.
----- Original Message -----
From: Tony Kowalczyk <tt-man at msn.com>
Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2004 10:14 am
Subject: Re: [A4] sticking climate control buttons
> you guys really don't drink in your cars?!?
> how about food?
> Jeff, since you said it is not a major problem, i would first just
> takean alcohol soaked 'q-tip' and rub around the controls, pushing
> them in
> and out... the alcohol dries fast and should notice an immediate
> if that does work, then i would try Brian's advice.
> good luck.
> Date: Sun, 7 Nov 2004 14:47:30 -0800
> From: Rocky Mullin <caliban at sharon.net>
> Subject: Re: [A4] sticking climate control buttons
> To: brian at bjwhite.net, JeffR <p1nh3ad at comcast.net>, a4 at audifans.com
> i've always thought it was nutso to have a drinkholder right
> about the main center console control panel.
> At 10:47 AM -0800 11/7/04, Brian White wrote:
> >The solution to the problem is to not drink sticky drinks in your
> >car. Syrup from juice, soda and even coffee can get back there
> and play
> havoc with the buttons.
> >You can remove the entire HVAC control panel and you can remove
> >faceplate that contains all the buttons and rinse it out with
> water and
> they'll come back. Be
> >careful removing and reinstalling the faceplate onto the control unit
> as the rubber contact points on
> >the printed circuit board are very easy to damage.
> >---------- Original Message -----------
> >From: JeffR <p1nh3ad at comcast.net>
> >> Ive heard some people have had the same issue but i have
> noticed that
> >> few of the buttons on the climate control stick when i push
> them in
> >> it takes a while to become unstuck. does anyone have a good
> solution>> for the sticking buttons? its only a few buttons so its
> nothing major
> >> but its a little obnoxious.
> >> Jeff
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