[s-cars] Ignition Switch and Radio Power
rokas at umd.edu
Wed Nov 26 02:47:50 EST 2003
FWIW, my radio ALWAYS turns off whenever the key is removed....
----- Original Message -----
From: "The Gagnons" <bullitt at gwi.net>
To: <Robert.Welch at TechnologyCrafters.com>; <s-car-list at audifans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 6:24 PM
Subject: RE: [s-cars] Ignition Switch and Radio Power
> 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
> There is a chime that goes off when the door is opened to remind your wife
> to turn the radio off.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: s-car-list-bounces at audifans.com
> > [mailto:s-car-list-bounces at audifans.com]On Behalf Of Robert Welch
> > Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 6:16 PM
> > To: s-car-list at audifans.com
> > 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
> > turn it off and drain the battery.
> > Thanks,
> > Robert Welch
> > 93 S4
> > 95 S6 Avant
> > Streaking across Kansas for Mom's turkey tomorrow........
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