Rheostat in lower dash of '82 CGT

TWFAUST at aol.com TWFAUST at aol.com
Wed Jan 9 13:56:37 PST 2013

In a message dated 1/9/2013 4:44:37 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
audi at humanspeakers.com writes:

I'm  pretty sure that was the front/rear balance control for the  stereo.


On 1/9/2013 4:27 PM, TWFAUST at aol.com wrote:
>  While removing the lower dash to check wiring for my no start    
problem, I
> noticed what appears to be rheostat installed through the  lower right  of
> the lower dash panel on the wheel side. There is  no knob present 
(missing) on
> the outer side. I was short on time to  trace the wiring.
> In the years that I have used the car, I  never noticed it. There are no
> markings. Does anyone else have one of  these and know the purpose?
> Tom
I thought of that, but the wire seems fairly heavy gauge for speakers. I  
was thinking a blower motor.
Huw, thank you for identifying the wires. The ignition switch checks out as 
 OK. So, now  I need to find the junction of the red/black wire to the red  
solenoid exciter wire.

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