[s-cars] Ignition Switch and Radio Power
bullitt at gwi.net
Tue Nov 25 18:23:12 EST 2003
As far as I know, it is normal for the radio to stay on after the key is
removed on these cars. Maybe the power down was related to your bad switch.
There is a chime that goes off when the door is opened to remind your wife
to turn the radio off.
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> [mailto:s-car-list-bounces at audifans.com]On Behalf Of Robert Welch
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> Subject: [s-cars] Ignition Switch and Radio Power
> The ignition switch on my 95 S6 Avant was failing, so I asked my
> mechanic to
> replace it. The replacement works fine, but now the radio power is no
> longer controlled by the ignition key. (Previously, the radio
> always would
> power down when the key was removed).
> The mechanic swears he didn't change anything but the ignition
> switch. I've
> also been told there is only ONE switch for all the S cars, so it
> seems the
> wrong part is not too likely.
> Any suggestions? I'm a little concerned my wife's just going to forget to
> turn it off and drain the battery.
> Robert Welch
> 93 S4
> 95 S6 Avant
> Streaking across Kansas for Mom's turkey tomorrow........
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