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Old 04-01-18, 02:52 PM   #1
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Default UR GT dash switch bulbs

Bit of a random one - in the dash switches, there is a tiny bulb. I've got 3 dud ones. Anyone know where to get these replacement bulbs? I've tried the obvious places - gsf, eurocarparts, and other auto factors - most look at you with blank faces...

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Old 04-01-18, 03:19 PM   #2
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I'm having a similar problem need bulbs for VDO gauges and heater control panel. I've think I've found the right ones but not sure - 286 bulbs?
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Old 04-01-18, 04:38 PM   #3
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I've got myself one of those 286 bulbs - it doesn't fit, its bigger than the original.
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Old 04-01-18, 05:13 PM   #4
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I have bought them from Maplins in the past, it's a small capless bulb, can't remember whether they plugged into the switch or I bent the small wires on the bulb and soldered them in. Later I replaced all the ones in my B2 with Led's and series resistors, fit and forget
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Yes your right, a replacement bulb would need to be soldered in. I guess Audi's idea was for you to simply replace the whole switch if that bulb went. We don't have that option nowadays!

I'll try maplins - cheers for that
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Andya,

May I ask, what shade of silver do you have on your wheels, as pictured in your Avatar?

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Old 05-01-18, 10:21 PM   #7
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Yes your right, a replacement bulb would need to be soldered in. I guess Audi's idea was for you to simply replace the whole switch if that bulb went. We don't have that option nowadays!

I'll try maplins - cheers for that
I've converted to led though also have a stock of original bulbs too
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