[A4] dash cluster
thejimrose at gmail.com
Fri Aug 18 12:32:27 EDT 2006
> The LCD matrix display in the dash panel in my '99 S4 has gone flaky,
> and I'm thinking about getting it fixed.
Can anybody confirm or deny what I think I already know on this topic:
> - the only fix is a new dash insert
as far as i know thats true. im sure you could repair it with a degree in EE
and a really nice soldering iron. =)
- this can only be done by an audi dealer due to the immobiliser coding
not so.. any repair shop with a 1552 or vagcom should be able to sort it. a
buddy just had his cluster done in his 00s4tt at an independent shop.
- the going rate for supply and fitting of the insert is about ?600
> (that's about 1100 USD).
yikes. i would find a used cluster on epay and DIY - its not ahrd and im
sure there are writeups on it. you may then have to pay a shop or dealer a
few bucks to reset it.. guessing. do some research but i bet you can save a
pile on that one.
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