odometer/trip meter dead
audi at humanspeakers.com
Sun Jul 26 18:19:31 PDT 2009
Al S wrote:
> I have had my cluster out many times, to repair broken ign. switch and
> lock cylinder. I have never taken the speedo off the cluster, but what
> the heck. Only one way to find out.
It's not hard, as you can see by the pictures. You might want to have
some new illumination bulbs handy, since I bet a few are dead and this
is a good time to replace them. Having a small 12v power supply helps a
Just don't mess with the fuel gauge "compensator" thing, I did and now
I've lost 150k miles of being used to how much fuel I "really" have left!
> Thanks Huw, sorry I misspelled your name.
No big deal :)
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Huw Powell" <audi at humanspeakers.com>
> To: "Al S" <streichea001 at hawaii.rr.com>
> Cc: "Quattro" <quattro at audifans.com>
> Sent: Sunday, July 26, 2009 1:39 PM
> Subject: Re: odometer/trip meter dead
>>> I know by reading here in the forum, that it is a gear that has
>>> broken. The speedometer still works. I know it affects the cruise
>>> control, but that isn't used.
>> I don't think it affects the cruise control, that interacts with the
>> speedo, not the odo.
>>> Will it affect anything else, if I do nothing about fixing the gear?
>>> If I get brave,I will try to fix it, thanks to Huh's instructions.
>> While it can be scary if you've never had your inst cluster out, it's
>> really not that hard to replace that gear. And I think I took
>> pictures of every single step, or at least, I hope I did!
>> Huw Powell
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