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Hello!

On my computer display it shows the 'miles til empty' info...(daft question) but can this be changed to MPG?

On my golf there was computer stuff on the wiper arm...to change the display...but I dont have this in my A4?

Am I stuck with the 'miles til empty'???
 

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Hmm....I'm sure this has come up before. Someone else had no controls on their wiper stalk either. I'll have a quick search.........
 

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if anyone needs any help with this let me know, it was one of the first mods I did on mine, quite an easy job and the shorting fo pin 1 was easy too, as rather than doing it on the column you do it on the connector in the passenger foot well.

I also have vag com to turn the features on and you can tweak the mpg calulator so it reads correct.,.. mine was over reading by about 10%, it no under reads by about 2% (it can only be ajusted in blocks of 5%) so when it says 49mpg ive actually done 50 when its worked out properly
 

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I've still got to fit mine...found a mobile VAG specialist in nottingham area that'll do it for £70 which seems ok! Dont have VAG-COM unfortunately :-(
 

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Confused I am [*-)] [:cool:]

Am I right in thinking that I can change the Wiper control arm to one fitted with buttons that would allow me to see fuel consumption on my ickle screen ???

And allow me to fit Cruise Control ??

I have looked through the related topics / links on this subject but would appreciate some laymans terms on how to do it cheaply and if the Audi garage would charge me a small fortune for this !!
 

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This is a DIY thing, a dealer would charge a lot.

Basically, for cruise and the mpg etc on the display, you need:

- New wiper stalk with the buttons

- New stalk (for cruise control) to go below the indicator - it's a separate stalk, unlike the MkIV Golfs.

- New steering control module - unless you have radio controls on your steering wheel?

- New lower trim - you need gap in the trim to fit the cruise control stalk in there.

- VCDS (or someone with it) to code the car i.e. to tell the car that the buttons are on the wiper stalk and the cruise control is installed.

It's a fairly complicated install, but a guy on tyresmoke.net with username Shark90 is really helpful and runs his own independent vw/audi specialist. I know he's done it before.
 

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Yeah Shark90 is part of "shark performance" I've been in touch with them theyve been helpful. Workshops in mansfield but unfortunately they dont do mobile... Need to get myself to Mansfield now!
 

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Thnx for that !!

Will have to look into finding somewhere a bit more local !! Mansfield sounds like a bit to far to travel .. Not that I even know where it is ,, well guess its in Englandshire somwhere [^o)]

This does sound a bit expensive just to change the computer to show fuel consumption ..

Might try a good breakers yard in Aberdeen see if they have any Audis with the sticks and trim required ..
 
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