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The stereo lights up but the light in the centre compartment doesn't?? Fuses must be ok as number plate light, glovebox light etc all work fine. Today I managed to take both jacks out and I think that all the light bulbs that are not working are actually dead, but I am not sure. To remove the dash binnacle, first drop the steering wheel as low as it will go. his comment is here

If you shine a torch on the display and change the temperature settings you can see the numbers changing so it must be some sort of back lighting issue ? So I'm hoping its not this!Click to expand... Ifty gave me a number for somebody named Dave - Dashfixer Pro (Dashfixer PRO Mileage) Dave disabled the Immobiliser on my ECU.Click to expand... Depending on the vehicle, there may be a number of steps involved in removing the pieces of the car’s interior between you and the instrument panel. http://www.audiworld.com/forums/a8-s8-d3-platform-discussion-60/dashboard-lights-not-working-2843875/

Audi A3 Dashboard Lights Dim

Dont understand really why a brand as good as Audi are perceived have so many electrical type issues (brings back bad memories of the 2 Coupes I had last year and Before reassembling the dash board, ensure everything is properly connected and then reconnect the battery. CARiD.com Active Topics Today's Posts Gallery Garage Insurance Register Facebook Remember Me? Try allaudi for good second hand stuff, also try local breakers as any dimmer pot from the series 3 B3/B4 80/90/Coupe/Cabriolet/Avant will work.

As I dont have a manual and am not very clued up does anyone have a fuse diagram/listing to give me some clues ? I have a similar issue after a regular jumpstart. All the other lights work though - courtesy light, vanity light, glove box light, push buttons for the rear de-mister, hazard light and fog light, head lights, licence plate light. Audi A4 Dash Lights Not Working Would using the lighter socket to get power to the car blow out these bulbs?

SUV Sedan Truck Minivan Convertible Coupe Wagon Luxury Hybrid/Electric Crossover Hatchback Diesel CarResearch New Cars Car Finder Compare New Cars Find a Dealer Incentives & Rebates Calculators Used Cars Trade-In Value Audi A4 Dash Lights Flickering Reply With Quote 05-19-201111:23 PM #6 seanj130 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Veteran Member Four Rings Join Date Sep 05 2008 AZ Member # 32734 Becomean Author! http://www.audifans.net/ftopict-9303-.html Insert the key and turn it to “accessories” or “on” without starting the engine, causing the interior lights to come on.

However the other 2 errors (which I think are pretty much the same error) still stand, which are relating to a fault with the Instrument Cluster. Audi A3 Instrument Cluster Fault I know that Audi TT had well documented problems with dashboard failures so am wondering if this is a similar issue with the A3 / S3 ? I'd narrowed it down to either the switch on the light stalk or the relay of some kind behind the console, does this help diagnosis further ? Sign in Statistics 23,933 views 3 Like this video?

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Main dealer on these is 50+VAT. why not find out more After that, the dash lights stopped working. Audi A3 Dashboard Lights Dim NULL #19 CraigClark, Nov 15, 2012 tedward Member Joined: Aug 21, 2012 Messages: 168 Likes Received: 1 Have you contacted the company (BBA reman) I recommended on my above posts? Audi A3 Dashboard Display Fault Actually, the problem went away after I removed and reinserted the A-connector on the central electronic control module (J519).

My last Audi i changed the dash bulbs about 4 times in 2 years. this content Care to buy us a beer? If its the dimmer pot (as it doesn't move that nicely) do I have to remove the whole dash or get at it from up underneath somehow ? He disabled the Immobiliser on my ECU which he thought would resolve the problem. Audi Dashboard Lights Fading

I checked the bulbs in the heater panel and two of them had burnt out, which I immediately replaced. Paying someone to install parts and bragging about it being fast, is like watching someone bang your wife and being proud to raise their kids. The dealers will tell you that they need to use diagnostics to work out exactly what's wrong but that's just a way for them to make out of it..at the end weblink The whole thing is just a scam...we all accept that parts on cars wear out but the odometer which registers the miles of the car should surely last the life of

When I originally had my car checked by an Auto Electrician, he pulled up 3 codes as I mentioned earlier on in the thread..the 3 codes being the following: 1. 01317 Audi A3 Dash Lights Flickering good luck Reply With Quote 05-18-201111:30 PM #5 Cristisor View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Established Member Two Rings Join Date Dec 09 2010 AZ Member I notice also that at night with the interior lights on, these also go crazy as well. (ie.

you can then remove the cluster and inspect the lights make sure they are all sitting in the correct position.

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However after driving for 10 mins they all went out and stayed out. After asking questions all over the forums in both Germany and Norway, I began getting replies telling me about similar problems, but not much in the way of suggestions about whether Make sure you don’t pull on the wires too hard or damage the harness, as it may cause the instrument cluster to fail to work.[12] There should be no wires left check over here Reply With Quote 05-29-201103:11 AM #8 Cristisor View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Established Member Two Rings Join Date Dec 09 2010 AZ Member # 68045

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Hope this help you okes. tarbalv 2,245 views 1:11 audi tt cluster repaired (contact mbl 07816386873) - Duration: 1:09. You do not need to remove the positive wire from the battery. 2 Remove the necessary trim pieces.