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Unread 07-13-2011, 08:05 AM   #1
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Onboard computer display not working

Hey all, A couple of nights ago my ZJ started acting up, onboard display was going crazy, A/C display was off and only blowing towards my feet, and I had no radio and finally when I turned it off, the security light began flashing (I had not locked it) and you could hear a ticking or clicking noise coming from around the fuse box. Also, the interior lights were flickering and dim. I replaced fuse #16 I belive which was a 15 amp fuse with a 20 amp (I figured this could be because of my aftermarket radio head unit) and immediatly the security light stopped flashing and I regained control of the A/C and radio. After checking every other fuse, I still cannot get my onboard display to even show anything anymore. Any help on this would be greatly apreciated.


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Unread 07-20-2011, 12:02 PM   #2
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My computer display also went out last night on my 94 GC. Just before shutting down I noticed faint red horizontal lines accross the entire display. "not good", I thought. Later when I went to leave and started backup, the display began lighting up indicators I never knew it had. It flashed on and off a couple of times then went out completely with a faint burning smell.

Guess I'll be pulling the unit out some time to attempt a repair. Clearly the power supply or some of the circuity burned. As long as no exoctic irreplaceable parts are destroyed, I should be able to return it to it's former glory. I've loooong experice at electronic repair.

Write up maybe? Or does one alredy exist somewhere?
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Unread 07-20-2011, 01:34 PM   #3
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I've got these bookmarked, maybe they will be of use to you.


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