Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2004 02:13:00 +0000
From: Pooh Bear <>
Subject: Re: Help please - miscellaneous probs with '93 9000 CSE 2.0 LPT Part2

KeithG wrote: > Pooh, > > Bookmark this site. > > Hmmm, can't reach this site currently. > it'll help you get through the small and some large problems on your 9k. > I am on my second one. Great cars, but they do have a personality and do > require tending to. If you let the little things go, it gets angry then > breaks other more expensive stuff. ;-) I bet. My first 9000 is clearly a bit of a lemon. Nice enought to want to try another though. I actually was looking at an apparently superbly maintained Aero originally but lost it to another buyer. > > The invisible EDU in the dash (below the speedometer) may be a dead > phototransistor in the clock unit. The device controls the brightness of > the EDU and SCC (trip computer if yours has one instead of the analog > clock). Here on this side of the pond, we can get a replacement Infrared > Photo transistor and solder it on the board to fix it. If you short the > 2 pin transistor, it goes to full bright. This would be a good test. That's a handy tip ! By chance I acquired a 'spare' trip computer ( along with a few switches and stuff ) off ebay a while back in case the trouble did indeed lie there. It was under 10 IIRC. Cheers, Graham

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