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Offline bgbazz

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Changing the dash panel.
« on: 30 June 2020, 17:59 »
Quick question for the guru's amongst you.

If I change my dash cluster for another one, will I have to have it all recognised via VCDS, or is it just a straight plug and play type swap?

2000 model TDI,
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Re: Changing the dash panel.
« Reply #1 on: 30 June 2020, 20:23 »
It needs coded in

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Re: Changing the dash panel.
« Reply #2 on: 01 July 2020, 07:35 »
Bugger!

Thanks anyway.
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Re: Changing the dash panel.
« Reply #3 on: 01 July 2020, 08:26 »
It does need adapting but it's relatively easy.

PM me for help, I can do it with Teamviewer.
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Re: Changing the dash panel.
« Reply #4 on: 02 July 2020, 06:53 »
Thanks...I'll be in touch soon.
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Re: Changing the dash panel.
« Reply #5 on: 05 July 2020, 11:56 »
Any update?

Can assist with finding a cluster as well.
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Re: Changing the dash panel.
« Reply #6 on: 05 July 2020, 15:12 »
The main problem is that small MFD in the lower centre of the clocks. When the outside temp is below about 25 degrees, it all works fine and the displays are bright and crystal clear, but once the temps climb the display almost disappears. No other dial lights are affected.
Our daily temps have been in the high 30's for the last couple of weeks and the lack of info is a PITA. Night time temps have been between 22 and 28,  so I know when to expect the dimming (around 25)

Any ideas before I lash out and replace the lot?

Thanks for showing an interest Michael.
« Last Edit: 05 July 2020, 17:29 by bgbazz »
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Re: Changing the dash panel.
« Reply #7 on: 05 July 2020, 19:52 »
VDO clocks?

Usually requires a new display.
I can repair them but it's cheaper if you buy good used clocks.
Do have some petrol ones but could convert those for TDI (dual mph / km/h scales).
Looking to get rid of them as I'll soon move house.
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Re: Changing the dash panel.
« Reply #8 on: 06 July 2020, 16:12 »
Tried a PM...says your post box is too full.

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Re: Changing the dash panel.
« Reply #9 on: 06 July 2020, 19:00 »
OK, will delete some messages!!!

Try again in a few minutes ;)
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