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How to repair Audi A1 instrument cluster LCD screen using Minitools part SEPFLAT44

The following guide will explain how to repair Audi A1 dashboards LCD display, using Minitools part SEPFLAT44

Disassemble the dashboard undoing the screws and removing the plastic backing and the front cover

Undo the display

Gently lift the LCD screen and remove the flat ribbon cable from the PCB and from the LCD screen manually.

It’s really important to clean any residues using a cotton bud and some solvent, both from the circuit and the LCD display.

Remove the protective film and position the Minitools flat exactly on the display contacts.

With a soldering iron with “T” tip at 350 degrees, gently press several times along all the contacts to get a perfect connection.

It’s critical to position the tip at right angles to avoid damages to the contacts of the flat

The same process is necessary for connecting the flat on the circuit of the dashboard.

Fit the display in its original position.

Close the instrument cluster and tighten the screws.

Perfetto! Problem solved

SEPFLAT44 is also adaptable to other cars marks and models, including:

  • Volkswagen Golf VI (models from 2008 to 2013);
  • Volkswagen Polo (models from 2008 to 2012);
  • Volkswagen Passat (models from 2010 to 2014);
  • Volkswagen Scirocco (models from 2008 to 2014);
  • Volkswagen T5 California (models from 2009 to 2015);
  • Volkswagen T5 Caravelle (models from 2009 to 2015);
  • Volkswagen T5 Kombi (models from 2009 to 2015);
  • Volkswagen T5 Multivan (models from 2009 to 2015);
  • Volkswagen T5 Shuttle (models from 2009 to 2015);
  • Volkswagen T5 Transporter (models from 2009 to 2015);
  • Seat Altea / Altea XL (models from 2004 to 2012);
  • Seat Ibiza (models from 2008 to 2012);
  • Seat Leon (models from 2005 to 2012);
  • Seat Toledo (models from 2004 to 2009);
  • Skoda Fabia (models from 2007 to 2014).

An LCD display complete with FPC is also available for Volkswagen Golf VI (SEPDISP57A for km versions and SEPDISP57B for miles versions)

Some codes of compatible Audi A1 (2010-2018) instrument cluster: 8X0920900B ; A2C53321539 ; A2C30105900