[A4] A4 funky instrument cluster display
caliban at sharon.net
Thu Dec 13 15:38:56 PST 2007
i went through at least two in my b5 with the 7/70 warranty.
it's not that big a deal though, so i'd suggest you just live
On Dec 13, 2007, at 3:36 PM, Scott DeWitt wrote:
> That is pretty common, the only fix is to live with it, or replace the
> cluster. New they are about 700 bucks, and used vary, but will
> likley be as
> bad, or going bad. Even new/reman ones tend to last a few years.
> The transmissions are alot more robust than the automatics of old.
> service it and you will likley be fine.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kent McLean" <kentmclean at comcast.net>
> To: "quattro" <quattro at audifans.com>; "A4-list" <a4 at audifans.com>
> Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2007 4:59 PM
> Subject: [A4] A4 funky instrument cluster display
>> I'm interested in an A4 Avant for sale locally. The instrument
>> info-center display "has some lines missing." Is this an updated
>> version of the Type 44 bad grounds to/on the instrument cluster, or
>> this a "replace cluster for $x,xxx" problem?
>> Also, I don't know if the timing belt has been changed (mileage is
>> 110K). If not, is this a week-end DIY job, or a take it to the local
>> wrench for $x,xxx?
>> OK, one more: how robust is the urA4 Tiptronic automatic
>> Is it as delicate as the urV8/early A8?
>> It might be a bargain unless these 2 or 3 items make it a deal
>> Kent McLean
>> '91 200 TQA #1, not for sale (not yet)
>> '94 100 S Avant, "Moody" becoming "Old Faithful"
>> '91 200 TQA #2, up in smoke 2
>> '89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy", up in smoke
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