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Relay Location - how do I get to them under the sterring wheel?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by jesters3, Jun 30, 2010.

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    [Jun 30, 2010]
    Can someone tell me how to access the relay's under the steering wheel?

    On searching a lot of people say they have done this but there is no explantion of how?
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    [Jun 30, 2010]
    arent the relays on the side? there is a detachable panel that clips on and off with relays underneath
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    [Jun 30, 2010]
    The ones on the side are the fuses - I'm after getting to these puppies:

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    Which are under the steering wheel.
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    You need to take the lower dash off I think, very simple. Off the top of my head, pull the fuse cover off at the end of the dash and there's a few star key screws I think, take the headlamp switch out by pushing the rotator knob inwards and turning it anti clockwise and pull outwards. Then stick your head under the dash and remove 3 or 4 more starkey screws. Now the whole bottom bit just pull outwards, need a firm yank by the headlamp switch side, and becareful not to lose the metal clips that by the switch.
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