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2001 Audi a4 Quattro driver display

The driver display that shows the air temp, mpg's, and other information looks to be pixled. At time when I start the ignition a jumbled display apears and then while driving, it slowly fades. Is it a connection problem, bulb, what?

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  • Anonymous Nov 20, 2008

    Just seconding your problem - I have the same one and I'm not sure what to do about it other than to take it to the dealer for repair.

  • Connie Ebenroth
    Connie Ebenroth Dec 05, 2008

    I have a '96 Audi Quatro with the same problem, at least that's how it started, now the temperature displays do not come on at all! Unfortunately a new instrument cluster sounds expensive! The air conditioner quit working also and the dealer says it's the compressor, any chance this is all connected? The same time as the air quit and the display went off the automatic locks quit working. I had a new keyless entry installed and now the new battery keeps draining. Just wondering if this could all be connected?

  • r0xy01143 May 01, 2009

    My display screen is completely in and out. It never fully works. Lots of sections are blanked out. Please help :)

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No, it is not so simply. It is not a connection problem, bulb, ...
In the past I had the same problem on my car. I disassembled the instrument cluster, and there is no possibility to change this small display, because it is an embeded construction.
Your problem is the instrument cluster out of order !
If you want to solve this problem you must buy a new instrument cluster which must be encoded with a VAG diagnosis tool.
Success !

Posted on Nov 18, 2008

  • David Polis Jun 15, 2011

    This is not true. I know of people who not only remove the LCD from the cluster, but even claim to have repaired the panel themselves. Look here:
    http://www.audiforums.com/forum/showthre...

  • jrjc66
    jrjc66 Jul 10, 2013

    i also saw that you can ship it to module masters. for my car they said 150.

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