1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Audi A6 Instrument cluster testing with VCDS

Discussion in 'VCDS (formerly VAG-COM) forum' started by Jetcat, Feb 18, 2011.

  1. Jetcat

    Jetcat New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2008
    Messages:
    12
    Likes Received:
    0
    Anyone know if it is possible to test the turn signals on the instrument cluster (2004 A6 C5) using the VCDS my right hand turn signal is very dim. I have borrowed the software and lead for the weekend to see if I can find the fault.

    Thanks
    Nick
     
  2. Santos_V

    Santos_V New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2006
    Messages:
    8
    Likes Received:
    1
    try running output tests in the instrument cluster.
     
  3. Jetcat

    Jetcat New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2008
    Messages:
    12
    Likes Received:
    0
    Cheers will give it a try

    Nick
     
  4. Jetcat

    Jetcat New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2008
    Messages:
    12
    Likes Received:
    0
    Tried the instrument output tests, it tests everthing on the cluster apart from the turn signal bulbs. Anyone got any ideas if there is another way to test them with VCDS.

    Nick
     
  5. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat
    Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2008
    Messages:
    27,991
    Likes Received:
    1,383
    Take cluster out, remove front fascia, plug in temp & check the differences between left/right at same time inspect what light source it uses, 04 A6 cluster isnt showing bulbs in etka, so led's, reckon possibly going faulty or power supply to it has a dodgy circuit, maybe dry joint somewhere, who knows.
     
  6. BlackQuat

    BlackQuat Well-Known Member
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2009
    Messages:
    1,846
    Likes Received:
    46
    Mines god a problem abit like this, right hand signal works on quick indicators, but not on full ones.
     

Share This Page