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it can be repaired with either the paint kit or solder. An electrician at the shop checked the wiring for the system. It's free and it's easy, so don't hesitate to join the Audizine Family today! Reinstall radio. http://da4design.com/audi-a4/audi-a4-defroster-not-working.php

This one should be labeled 213. its a 2004. by saving 20.99 Kb. (16.81%)] now my rear defrost work like a charm. http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6873946-A4-Sedan-Rear-Defroster-Not-Working-(HELP-NEEDED!)

Also you might want to add to the first post that you need a ring terminal (or something) to properly hook the ground wire up to an existing ground. -CP 2008 I didn't want to mess up the tint by testing in the middle by poking through the film. You could also try jumpering the 2 contact pins to bypass the relay completely, that way you'll know for sure if it's an issue with the circuit or the actual defroster.

Materials needed: (1) 30-40A single-pole single-throw (SPST) relay (3) 12-14ga insulated female quick disconnect terminals (1) 18-22ga insulated female quick disconnect terminal (1) 12-14ga insulated butt connector ~6" of 12/14ga insulated Check that the other side is grounded and then check the ohms from one side to the other. __________________ John 2005 Passat Wagon 1999.5 Golf johnboy00 View Public Profile Nedbenson100 is offline Quote Quick Reply Reply vBulletin Message Cancel Changes Quick Reply The following errors occurred with your submission Okay Message: Options Quote message in reply? Test HVAC before fully reinstalling. 8) Reinstall HVAC.

THe one I sent you was the original one from my car. It probably adds like 5hp to my blower motor at least!) and just now discovered my defrost wasn't working. Thanks in advance! http://www.vwaudiforum.co.uk/forum/showthread.php/139069-A6-C6-rear-screen-defroster-not-working sbones is offline Quote Quick Reply post #12 of 12 Old 6th May 2016, 12:02 AM Nedbenson100 Junior Member Join Date: Oct 2015 Posts: 11 Mentioned: 0 Post(s) Tagged:

I barely drive anymore so much less for me. The time now is 12:18 PM. © 2001-2016 Audizine, Audizine.com, and Driverzines.com Audizine is an independently owned and operated automotive enthusiast community and news website. Great DIY Matt. What relay should I check?

If this pics can help anybody In my case it was a cracked solder Inside de HVAC module (facelift model) Great Work! my company Non TDI related postings will be moved or removed. I had my pillars off the other night and had exactly the same layout as yours in the picture. I have the same issue with my 2010 A5, the demister switch comes on and lights up but no power to the actual heating element.

Good luck every one Reply With Quote For advertising information click HERE Quick Navigation A4, S4, RS4 (B5) Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums this page I ran mine all the way to the fusebox and ganged it up with my boost gauge ground. -CP 2008 Brilliant Black Unicorn (2.0t S-Line Ti 6MT Avant) - Bosch FR6KPP332S TurboJuice is offline Quote Quick Reply post #5 of 12 Old 15th October 2015, 12:13 AM Nedbenson100 Junior Member Join Date: Oct 2015 Posts: 11 Mentioned: 0 Post(s) Tagged: My console area is already pretty crowded with my S2+ adapter so I worry it will be too crammed in there... -CP 2008 Brilliant Black Unicorn (2.0t S-Line Ti 6MT Avant)

attach ~6" of 12-14ga wire to butt connector. I'm glad you were able to fix it and take some pics of the repair. Thanks. turtle1026 View Public Profile Send a private message to turtle1026 Find More Posts by turtle1026 February 23rd, 2012, 13:14 #2 1854sailor Resident Curmudgeon Join Date: get redirected here Laser Red 2000 Audi A4 Sedan 1.8TQM Reply With Quote P Q View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries Member Join Date Feb 3rd, 2009 Location Bayside,

Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. Here goes nothing! Cheers *EDIT Had some assistance from a work mate and checked the boot for the relay sound 'click' when pressing the demister power button which we could clearly hear coming from

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For yours though I am stumped, unless the previous owner of your car was suffering from radio antennae interference from the heated window and cocked up a part replacement? (which is If this pics can help anybody In my case it was a cracked solder Inside de HVAC module (facelift model) Reply With Quote IamtheStig View Profile View Forum Posts Private In this case it was easy to see the crack, but in other case like cruise control module it can very difficult to see it. I barely drive anymore so much less for me.

Should the window have positive + on one side and negative - on the other? thank you. I'll just cram it in there then. useful reference THe one I sent you was the original one from my car.

Both sides are fully connected to the rear glass, and the wiring as well as the contacts appear to be in good condition. I also used this how-to for photos of whats under the D-pillar. Thanks! 2003 Three . Audizine is not endorsed by or affiliated with Audi AG. www.tdiclub.com Economy - Longevity - Performance The #1 Source of TDI Information on the Web!

They could, however, have inadvertently severed one of the conductors that supplies the defroster grid. __________________ Never wrestle with pigs. However, I had neglected to inspect the switch or wiring leading to it (personally before taking the car to the shop). In the second photo i posted above, the rear window is grounded on the center stud of that noise suppressor device (p/n 8T8035570), which is incorrect. Email Address: OR Log-in User Name Password Remember Me?

Laser Red 2000 Audi A4 Sedan 1.8TQM Reply With Quote crazyquik22023 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries Member Join Date Jun 17th, 2013 Location North Royalton, The time now is 03:18 PM. In fact, the plug is buried in the trim if I am not mistaken. I'm guessing you are talking about the #7 location and not a relay that is labeled 7..

Both defroster leads on the window are bolted down to ground points, and one on the passenger side shares a stud with some type of electrical coil.