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Old 12-31-2001, 10:47 AM   #1
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Angry Factory Gauge Pack - Turbo Boost

The Turbo Boost in my Gauge Pack, Fogs up early in the morning and late at night. Does anybody else have this problem? Please let me know if there is a fix?

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Old 12-31-2001, 11:39 AM   #2
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ya, i dont have it...but i've heard about this.


i'd say, take it out...put it inside for a few days and let all the condensation out....then, maybe seal it with some silicon? i don't really know what's causing it, and i have no idea how this pod is designed on the inside....is it the gauges fogging up? if so, the try sealing those....i'm really not sure though.
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Old 12-31-2001, 12:30 PM   #3
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Try this - don't know if it will work, but does with headlamps.

Take out the guage, remove the backlight bulb. Get a hairdryer, turn it on high... stick the guage in the heat for like 15 mins... put bulb back, guage back, and see if that helps.
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Old 12-31-2001, 01:02 PM   #4
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Yep, it happens to my during cold nights as well. It goes away after like 10 - 15 min of driving. I usually just put my palm to the lens (to warm it up) and the fog clears if I don't want to wait.
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Old 12-31-2001, 01:20 PM   #5
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wow i just got off the phone with tech line about this-they told me it is normal-my vdo gauge does not do it.try getting a new one if your car is still under warranty-.
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Old 01-05-2002, 03:03 AM   #6
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hmm i just noticed mines do the same thing... i gotta bring it back to the dealer
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Old 01-05-2002, 08:50 AM   #7
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Its common because of the condensation that builds up with the cooling temps. The boost gauge is attached to the engine by way of a vacume hose.

The Exhaust has the same type of condensation build up too.

I've known a few people that have installed Filters from fish tanks to stop the needle vibration while at vacume. Wonder if it would help the condesation too.

I've got a VDO also and have this same problem But I'm not concerned about it as my car sits in a garage a lot.



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