So I need to get my steering wheel off...anyone know off the top of
his/her head what size the nut is? I tried a 22mm...too small...and a
1" seems to *sort of* fit...since the large sized sockets aren't
included with most kits, I'm having to buy one seperately...don't want
to spend more money than I need. Any help would be GREATLY
possibly a 15/16" socket may do it!
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when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them, and you have their
shoes. Frieda Norris
You may well find it isn't necessary to remove the steering wheel in order
to remove the instrument panel to gain access to your speedo. I'm in UK and
my model is designated an Audi100, which I believe is similar. I seem to
remember it being a little tricky, but by no means impossible. A couple of
screws fix the panel, then connections via plugs & sockets. I think a couple
of light duty wires didn't have very much slack, and had to be handled with
The jumping speedo problem seems common, and in my case was down to a solder
joint on the instrument panel PCB. The speedo itself plugs into the the PCB
via a couple of substantial pin / sockets. It was the soldering of these
sockets which had to be redone.
I should give credit to the following site which is a little goldmine .....
If you're fixing a jumping speedo I suggest soldering a fine,
multistrand wire a few mm above the pin socket/PCB solder joint.
Solder the other end of this to the PCB, then when the repaired pin
socket/PCB joint fails again current can still flow through this
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