Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2004 12:35:54 GMT
From: - Bob - <nonamenospamace.com>
Subject: Re: Shift Up Light


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 :-)

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