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My speedo adaptor on my tdi 4 snaps off all the time and then all my gauges stop working can you tell me why.

The little square pin snapes off

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  • mark mileham Dec 03, 2012

    vw has replaced it 4 times already

  • mark mileham Dec 03, 2012

    i need someone to explain to me how it works so i can figure this one out. im lost for ideas

  • mark mileham Dec 03, 2012

    can it be something in the box vw wants to strip the box i just see dollar signs

  • Sean Wright
    Sean Wright Dec 03, 2012

    yes it very well can be and probably the only way to fix the issue

  • Sean Wright
    Sean Wright Dec 03, 2012

    if VW has replaced it 4 times, then it would seem to me you need to find a different dealer, and it should be covered by them as they didnt fix it the first time or the 2nd..etc..etc

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Sounds like it is not properly installed

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