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  1. #1
    Active Member Two Rings
    Join Date
    Jun 27 2017
    AZ Member #
    401821
    My Garage
    2003 audi a4, 1988 cadillac brougham-R.I.P.
    Location
    Buffalo new York

    97 a4 needs alot of help

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    So guys i was working on the a4 again and Noticed my rpm guage stops at 4500rpm, hooked up vcds and the motor revs to 7k like it should. How do i readjust the needle to its proper location? If it wasnt off by 2500rpm i wouldnt care but thats a huge gap

  2. #2
    Established Member Two Rings
    Join Date
    Jun 08 2017
    AZ Member #
    400768
    Location
    london

    Do you think the needle is in the wrong position? Does it not register below a certain rev? If so itís quite easy to take the cluster out and adjust it.


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  3. #3
    Active Member Two Rings
    Join Date
    Jun 27 2017
    AZ Member #
    401821
    My Garage
    2003 audi a4, 1988 cadillac brougham-R.I.P.
    Location
    Buffalo new York

    I think its in the wrong position. At idle the numbers are off by a few hundred rpm on the dash and when revving you really notice how the guage doesnt match vcds. If i hold to redline the needle will bounce at 4500 while vcds says 7k. Is it really as simple as pulling the cluster?

  4. #4
    Established Member Two Rings
    Join Date
    Jun 08 2017
    AZ Member #
    400768
    Location
    london

    Yes. There are instructions on how to change the lcd in the middle. This involves taking the needles off so follow one of those tutorials and just pull the rpm counter off and reposition.


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  5. #5
    Established Member Three Rings
    Join Date
    Feb 12 2017
    AZ Member #
    393102
    Location
    raleigh

    Sounds like a signal issue



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