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OBC display has just gone tits up. Any ideas?

B5QUAT Jan 11, 2012

  1. B5QUAT

    B5QUAT Member

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    My mpg and outside temp display has just disappeared completely. Was a little bit pixelated before (not too bad) but now it's just gone altogether.

    Does anyone know who can fix this?

    Thanks
     
  2. AR-rkon

    AR-rkon Mod back in a "B" Staff Member Moderator Regional Rep Team V6 Team Silver Audi A6 Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    if handy with a soldering iron, you can :)

    usully its the ribbon that dies, replacement screens are on ebay.
     
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2012
  3. olds_kool

    olds_kool Active Member VCDS Map User

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    You didn't turn it off by accident did you
     
  4. B5QUAT

    B5QUAT Member

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    can you do that? how?
     
  5. B5QUAT

    B5QUAT Member

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    I'm not but my dad is! Thanks for that info. Major dash strip down ahead I can see! lol
     
  6. Oranoco

    Oranoco Well-Known Member

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    Quick press of the button on the underside of the righthand stalk will have it working again if you've turned it off accidentally
     
  7. AR-rkon

    AR-rkon Mod back in a "B" Staff Member Moderator Regional Rep Team V6 Team Silver Audi A6 Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    HAHA... obvious things first eh? I missed that :asskicking:
     
  8. B5QUAT

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    Thanks!

    Idiot that I am, that's what I'd done!!! Panic over. I haven't got an owners manual or I probably could have looked that up. Never even thought of that as a cause til you guys said. Must have caught it when I reset the MPG to zero the other night after refuelling. Never done that before though.


    Thanks for everyone's help!
     
  9. Oranoco

    Oranoco Well-Known Member

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    And the upside with a free fix is that you have now got earmarked "mending money" to spend on mods :)
     
  10. AR-rkon

    AR-rkon Mod back in a "B" Staff Member Moderator Regional Rep Team V6 Team Silver Audi A6 Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    +1
     
  11. B5QUAT

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    As if I needed an excuse lol! 345mm front brake discs I think!
     

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