Date: 12 Aug 2002 20:25:23 GMT
From: Dave Wysocki <MAPSdwysockiONnopsampc.com>
Subject: Re: faulty Computer Display on 9000


Mine did the same thing - I replaced the photosensitive transistor in the clock module with a generic phototransistor, and it works fine now. The big clue is that if it works ok when the headlights are on, it's likely the transistor. Since yours sounds like it might be heat sensitive, you may just have a bad solder joint in the area of the transistor. Dave Wysocki '93 9000 CSE, 212K miles Message by Toby Field <tobyfieldnopsamail.com> on: 8/11/2002 9:26:38 PM >I have a '93 9000 CSE 2.3T with full trip computer. The problem I have is >that since the other day, both displays, the one by the speedo and the one >where the clock is, are very dim when I start the car. They go back to full >illumation after 3-5 minutes but I don't know why. The illumation control >switch does nothing to the brightness as it did before and doesn't even when >they brighten up by themselves. Any ideas? > >Thanks in advance, > >-- >Toby Field (UK) >'93 9000 CSE 2.3T Auto >150,000 Miles > > >

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