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DO anyone know what this may be A4 ??????

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by imported_SIR_WHITEY, Mar 31, 2005.

  1. Ive got a 1996 n reg audi a4, when I start my car up and put my lights on my dash lights dim and the digital mileage clock,when I turn them off the clock turns bright again obviously somethings draining power but any suggesstions what? or where?

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  3. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator
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    Let's deal with the basics first. How old is the battery?
     
  4. Soupie69uk

    Soupie69uk Owner

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    maybe the dimmier is turned down to low position. Try twisting the mileage reset or date/clock (cant remember which one it is) button.

    If not a duff battery.

    Cheers
     
  5. AndyMac

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    The dash lights are supposed to dim when you turn the headlights on as it is assuming it is dark!
     
  6. Yup as above Andy is right- there is a sensor in the instrument cluster which measures the amount of light around it and adjusts its brightness accordingly.
     

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