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Instrument illumination S4

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by s4mark, May 16, 2007.

  1. s4mark

    s4mark Member

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    Hi there.
    Just a quick question.
    Is there any way to increase the brightness of the speedo illumination? The numbers and needles are fine but the lamps in the middle i.e sidelights and traction control are a bit dim. Just wondering if you can increase the brightness.

    Cheers
     
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  3. SamDude

    SamDude Active Member

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    There should be a 'scroll' wheel next to the headlight control to adjust the interior lights.

    Or try turning (not pressing) the speedo reset on the dash...
     
  4. Baker21

    Baker21 OEM+ A4 Avant

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    It is the later of your too suggestions mate...
     
  5. s4mark

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    thanks all I will give it a try. I do not have the scroll wheel my lights are operated by a seperate stork by the indicators.

    Cheers
     
  6. Broken Byzan

    Broken Byzan Photographic Moderator
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    twist the left knob on the speedo for darker/lighter
     
  7. SamDude

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    Dont' forget to come back and 'Thank' us (me) :eyebrows:
     
  8. shineydave

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    on the S4 the instrument illumination is also controlled by a photocell in the speedo, look somewhere near the bottom left of the dial, you'll see a greyish circle. it detects the ambiant light and adjusts the dash lights to suit so in strong sunlight the lighting gets stronger but at night it dims them as long as you have the knob turned fully to the right. when it gets dark later on take a torch out there and try it
     
  9. Baker21

    Baker21 OEM+ A4 Avant

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    Whoops....I hadn't realised it was an S4 but you had both eventualities covered...
     
  10. SamDude

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    Was used to the 'stalk' headlight control from my old A4. It was slightly fidgety...
     

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