I need some help. I push the button next to the trip odometer and then my
speedometer dropped to zero and the main odometer along with the trip
odometer will not work. Can someone tell me what the button is I pushed is
called and How can I get the speed and odometer working again.
thanks for your help in advance.
You shouldn't on the older cars.........
Since the speedometer "went to zero" it suggests that it was "not zero" when
the button was pushed. Sounds like Tracy busted the trip odometer. There's
lots of stuff on Audifans about busting the trip while doing a rolling
reset - it pushes a plastic gear up a metal shaft in the assembly and it
fails to reingage with the motor that drives the odometer. I have never
heard that the speedometer drops to zero, but it was a good clue to have.
Now Tracy can either live without the odometer (so long as the speedo isn't
totally toast) or get a replacement instrument cluster OR (my personal fave)
take it apart and see how it works (and maybe even fix it!) - it might be a
good thing to have a spare as backup, in case the fix doesn't work (search
1987 Audi 5kTQ
1980 Audi 5k
1962 and '64 Auto Union DKW Junior deLuxes
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