Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 12:32:09 +0100
From: Nick <>
Subject: Re: LCD info display matrix problem

[Posted and mailed] In message <nvwx8.1538$> <> wrote: > Available ? yes, but at cost :( mine developed the same problem but was > replaced under warranty , when I looked at the bill, it almost gave me heart > attack, thank god for the warranty and extended waranty .. Go on then - frighten me ;-) > "Nick" <> wrote in message > > Hi all, > > > > The SID2 LCD display in my 900S (96 UK model) has started to show a > > problem with a single column of pixels in the matrix. They do not > > display any more or occassionally flicker into life. The problem > > persists when flicking between MPG/fuel/temp display. > > > > I am not surprised this has started to happen considering the > > temperature it reaches thanks to the (standard) stereo system sitting > > directly beneath the unit but it would be nice to recitfy. > > > > Therefore is the unit replaceable? How easy, and is the LCD matrix > > readily available? Looking in the Haynes manual, no mention seems to > > be made of this where they only show removal of a standard size > > stereo (presumably on the base 900 model?). > > > > Thanks in advance for any help, Sorry to follow up on my original posting but just as I typed the message I found reference in the Haynes manual to removing the whole SID device. From the photos it looks like a sealed unit and (not surprisingly) no reference is made to replacing the LCD unit alone. Suppose its a whole SID replacement or nothing :-( Nick

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