[A8] Interior disco

Britt Crowell Britt at BrittCrowell.com
Tue Nov 10 09:36:30 PST 2009

My '97 A8q does the same thing. I think its a feature of the early model A8s. 
My wifes '01 A8Lq does not, but its a face lift car too.
I would do a little more research before you go trying to fix it.

Patient is my '98 A8q.

When the right rear door is open the interior lights flash. Not fast, they just fade in like normal, then imediately fade out like they normally would when the door is closed, and continues this cycle as long as the door is open. On all other doors the lights act normal - open the door and they fade on and stay on, close the door and they fade out. I thought it might be related to the child safety door handle lock, but switching that off didn't make the slow-disco stop.

Any ideas? 

-Cody Forbes


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