W203 ( face lift ) digital display not working

Discussion in 'Electronics' started by Remmoc, Nov 10, 2019.

  1. Remmoc

    Remmoc Active Member

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    This poxy car will be the death of me

    Digital ( LCD ) on the dash just shows a white light , no digits , numbers , letters - just nothing , top turns red if i drive with the door open so the back lights working

    Any idea as to whats gone wrong before i set fire to the feckin thing:mad:
     
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    Teego Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I should set fire to the feckin' thing. Used to have this problem with my Jurassic Casio calculator. Before that it was failing LEDs on my Texas Instruments one.
     
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    Remmoc

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    UPDATE - Just opened the door to get some shopping out and its all working again - didnt even put the key in - WTF :wallbash:
    Any ideas now ???????
     
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    Smart320 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Poltergeist ?
     
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    Remmoc

    Remmoc Active Member

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    Probably right - its got a mind of its own it seems
     
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    Remmoc

    Remmoc Active Member

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    well it kind of works now , clock wont reset and and is frozen at 10.50 and wont manually adjust , trip doesnt reset after 4 hours either - any ideas
    PLEASE HELP
     
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    Remmoc

    Remmoc Active Member

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    More info
    its not got command , just system 20 , radio remembers all the channels fine , it wont rest trip after 4 hours which it used too , i cant set the / swap kilometers / miles or remove them and add the outside temp instead , i cant turn off the outside auto find the car in the dark lights which i used to be able too or turn on / off the auto locking - menu has just vanished
     
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    More info , just the clock now - cant set time at all and no 12h/24h sub menu . where exactly does the clock get its info from , theres no command on this
     

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