I own a 2002 206 GTi and the other day i made a trip to the post office, parked my car, went into the PO, came back out, started my car, drove off ... and about 20 metres up the road i notice none of my gauges work!
All of the lights worked fine, and the car looked as if it was starting as per usual, except the gauges (petrol, tacho, speedo, temps etc) didnt move from the 0 position.
I parked on the side somewhere and started the car again a few times but nothing. I remember that a while ago i had a problem with all the lights and the radio just staying on and not responding at all, and when the guy came out to fix it it was just a case of disconnecting the battery and reconnecting it.
So, i did that and then things worked fine.
Its just a bit scary that things like this can happen. I love my pug but if things are going to happen, i may be forced to switch to something more reliable.
Also, as a side question to all you 206 owners. Is it worth the upgrade to the 180? I have been thinking about it for ages, but i dont know if the extra money will be worth the extra's in the 180. I really do want the 180, and will probably get one in the near future .. but id like to hear anything from any 180 owners who came from regular GTi's and their stories.
Thanks in advance guys!