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trip meter a4 1997 2.8

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by smithady8, Jun 29, 2011.

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    [Jun 29, 2011]
    My trip meter lights have gone out how can i repair this
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    can anyone help
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    AR-rkon BZZZZ.... caffeine fueled electrical engineer Regional Rep

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    Just the lighting on the trip/odo screen or the entire dash cluster?
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    older clusters had little bulbs in the back of them, they've probably just blown.
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    Can i change it from the fuse access
    thanks
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    Its just the trip meter
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    smithady can i access the bulb from the fuse cover thanks
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    smithady no its just tripo
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    Cluster out either way. Old ones use bulbs, new ones LEDs, if it's LEDs... Get cracking with a solder iron :) cluster is only held in with 2 bolts. Do a search and there is plenty of info on how to remove.
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    cheers
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    I've never seen LED equipped clusters fail.
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    Oh they happen, believe me. I have a dead corner on my cluster at the mo. But the clutch replacement is more important at this point in time.
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