Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2004 20:03:20 GMT From: murphwiz <murphwizTAKEITAWAYnospamail.com> Subject: Re: Shift Up Light
- Bob - wrote: > On Wed, 07 Jul 2004 05:44:51 GMT, meld_b <meld_bnospamo.com> wrote: > > >>It's got to be ground speed too, because it doesn't turn on until a >>certain speed. The joke around here is that tape over the offending >>light is the best way to go. Personally I pretty much ignore the light >>except for highway speeds when I forget to get out of 4th. >> >>Yes, it does seem like it needs something, but I have a regular 900S (1998) > > > I believe it's RPM / power requested related. In other words, if you > are not pushing hard, the light will come on at a certain RPM. If you > are pushing hard, it will hold off. Who knows what the engineers tied > it to figure that out. Whatever, it's wrong, all the time. > > You can - > 1. tape over it - fast, ugly. > 2. Cut the wire to it - fast, irreversible > 3. - remove the bulb (a 4 hour job pulling and replacing > the dash. > > I opted for #3, since I wanted to do another modification behind the > dash (Added an indicator light using an existing marker so I know when > the fog lights are on). Plus, I like to explore :-) > > > or 4, pop into a dealer and get them to switch it off with tech2.