[A4] Driver Information Display question (defect?)
caliban at sharon.net
Tue Dec 5 19:17:01 EST 2006
what' s weird is that my '06 b7 has a full color display, one that is
totally different than this one. this one looks identical to the one
in my old b5. weird!
On Dec 5, 2006, at 10:14 AM, Nicholas Stock wrote:
> This may appear to be a symptom of auto-hypochondria, but this was a
> warranty repair situation on the older dot-matrix type displays in the
> B5's..the solder joints would crack on the displays leading to missing
> lines...I would have thought they'd have fixed that issue by now, but
> knows. Anybody who spends that amount of money on a car (Audi's are
> expensive..), is quite within their rights to worry about the 'trivial'
> stuff if they wish...
> On 12/5/06, thejimrose <thejimrose at gmail.com> wrote:
>> uhm.... not to be a d!ck but are you kidding? get a grip on your
>> maybe you should trade it in and get a camry?
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>>> Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2006 06:02:00 -0500
>>> From: "Nathan Widmyer" <lighthousej at gmail.com>
>>> Subject: [A4] Driver Information Display question (defect?)
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>>> I posted this question on audiforums.com but didn't get as much
>>> as I wanted so I'm trying here next.
>>> I got my new 2007 A4 less than a week ago. A few days later when I
>>> it up at night, I noticed a black line through the driver display.
>>> Two pictures:
>>> I talked my salesman at the dealership. He saw it but I said I
>>> the bottom of the yellow LCD (which shows OK or any faults on
>>> startup or
>>> system check) which is in front of the full-length red information
>> LCD. I
>>> asked to step into another A4 with a similar display and it exhibited
>>> same thing.
>>> In the first picture, the black line looks like it's the width of the
>>> pixels but in the second, it looks shorter.
>>> Is this kind of thing normal or what? I've done searches on other
>>> but nothing quite like this has come up.
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