[s-cars] Climate control acting strange

Doug Landaeta dlandaeta at gmail.com
Tue Jul 7 11:36:20 PDT 2009

Yup, at 118k miles, I just started noticing the failure to spring  
back. To me that means my wife should not drive it and I'll need a new  
ignition switch from dealer soon.

It's the original so I'm not complaining, just nice and thankful that  
ya'll have blazed the trail

94 S4
Sent from my mobile.

On Jul 7, 2009, at 1:49 PM, Kent McLean <kentmclean at comcast.net> wrote:

> Bill Mahoney wrote:
>> This is a symptom of an ignition switch going south.
>> IIRC, when it does, it generally takes the starter with it with high
>> probability of leaving you stranded.
> I think it only takes the starter with it if you fail to recognize the
> symptoms. IIRC, when the key doesn't spring back, the starter keeps
> spinning, killing it. If you manually give the key a bit of a counter-
> clockwise rotation, helping it back to the run position, the starter
> stops spinning and you should be OK.
> The key (pun) is recognizing when the key doesn't spring back.
> -- 
> Kent McLean
> 1999 A4 Avant, V6 Tiptronic
> 1991 200 TQA #3, with mods
> 1990 V8 w/5-speed and other mods
> gone: '91 200 TQA x2, '94 100 S Avant, '89 200 TQ "Bad Puppy"
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