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Replacement Buttons/Swiches

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by Madmike34, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. Madmike34

    Madmike34 New Member

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    Previous owner had kids and they have picked at the window buttons, removed all the black stuff to leave scaby white buttons , same on the head unit numbers 1 2 3 4 5 6 , black picked off to leave a scaby white button.

    Can you get replacements, if so where and how easy to fit ?

    Cheers Mike
     
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  3. Mike B

    Mike B Well-Known Member

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    This happens any as general wear and tear.Replacement is awkward and expensive if you have to buy the complete unit.I have tried cleaning and covering with black marker
     
  4. haytch75

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    Black marker worked for me, depends how bad it is, and whether you're happy with a non show-car finish!
     
  5. Turkster

    Turkster Bro.Paul 2.5TDI Quattro Sport

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    window buttons = i may be able to help you out there mate, back ones? front ones?


    radio = new face if you can find one on ebay?
     
  6. Turkster

    Turkster Bro.Paul 2.5TDI Quattro Sport

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  7. Madmike34

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    cheers mate , might try the felt tip pen job out see how it turns out
     
  8. Turkster

    Turkster Bro.Paul 2.5TDI Quattro Sport

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    lol, the felt tip job don't pan out to well as there are lights behind them and will look messy upon light up,
     
  9. scottshere

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    On a similar topic,
    Can you replace the buttons on the aircon unit or is it a full unit change?

    Ive had the same as mike, button pickers
     
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    you can replace them if you can find any
     
  11. Cabbyfan

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    Aircon unit, like radio, you can swap over the button facia from a doner. I stripped both mine down do stop sticky buttons after the last owner spilt fizzy pop down the controls. I have a climate module somewhere around I'm putting in eBay soon if you need a doner.
     
  12. Turkster

    Turkster Bro.Paul 2.5TDI Quattro Sport

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    Do the swap over. You will notic the difference. Otherwise you may as well drive a fiat around.
     
  13. scottshere

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    How much would you want for it ?

    Only need the minus button :)
     
  14. Scott_

    Scott_ New Member

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    Sorry to hijack thread but can you get the light switch surround anywhere aswell??

    Thanks
     
  15. leigh258

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    I have the same problem, havent managed to find any replacements at a resonable price, so on my passenger window switch i used a fine paint brush and painted them black... not the best finish but better than a white block! I've also read somewhere that you can take out the aircon buttons individually and spray them if you wanted to do that, just a case of masking symbols up to allow the red light to pass through.

    i did try taking off the passenger door card to remove the window switch but after attempting to remove it for 30 minutes and only managing to remove the screws i swiftly gave up with that idea.
     
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    It's a single din one I think without heated seat controls part code 8e0 820 043 AJ and it's 5pr soul black. I don't know what it's worth but it's from a b7 I think.
     
  18. scottshere

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    Ok, i believe that it will be ok as i only want it as a donor for the button as mine is in excellent condition apart from 1 button

    The picker has also ruined the door panel that holds the 2 window switches gggrrrrrrr
    No idea where i can get one of those....

    Why do people sit and pick at these is beyond me (kids i can understand doing it)
     
  19. leigh258

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    My 2002 Audi A4 1.8T failed its MOT a few weeks back because the previous owner has painted the headlamp switch after the original paint had started to strip away.. Apparently its a failure as you cant see the fog light controls?!

    Cost me £76 from Audi to replace :-(
     
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    Why is this if fog lights are not obligatory or is it the rear which is
     
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  23. leigh258

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    Rear fogs are obligatory, front are optional but most newer cars have them on now anyways.
     

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