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Old 02-12-2004, 01:11 PM   #1
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OBC LED's breaking

When I bought the car, little of over a year ago all the LED's on the OBC was working, however gradually, more and more of them stopped working. This really sucks, anyone known what causes this and how I can go about fixing it?
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Old 02-12-2004, 01:30 PM   #2
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I had that happen to me also. There is a way to replace the screen, but I have heard it is really hard to do so. You can just get it replaced also
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Old 02-12-2004, 04:25 PM   #3
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i have the same problem so if anyone knows a solution that would make two of us very appreciative.
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Old 02-12-2004, 05:54 PM   #4
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shoulda gotten the 318 7-button temp & time biatches.
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Old 02-13-2004, 08:31 AM   #5
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shoulda gotten the 318 7-button temp & time biatches.
It's a 323i one.
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Old 02-13-2004, 09:40 AM   #6
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i've got the same thing happening on my 7 button OBC.
seems to be a common e36 problem!
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Old 02-16-2004, 07:02 PM   #7
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Lemme have a look at it.

PS- STOP PUNCHING THE THING WHEN YOU GO DRIFTING!!!!!

I can fix it for you, maybe even put the OBC with all the extras into your car.
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Old 02-16-2004, 09:26 PM   #8
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would you be interested in explaining how its fixed...
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Old 02-17-2004, 05:45 AM   #9
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Lemme have a look at it.

PS- STOP PUNCHING THE THING WHEN YOU GO DRIFTING!!!!!

I can fix it for you, maybe even put the OBC with all the extras into your car.
LOL....Only punched it once when snap changing
Still need to come around to you for those other stuff on my car.
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Old 02-17-2004, 04:57 PM   #10
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I have a spare OBC with all the extras lying in my cupboard.
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Old 02-19-2004, 11:45 AM   #11
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I have a spare OBC with all the extras lying in my cupboard.
Great, I will phone you later the week about it.
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Old 02-19-2004, 05:49 PM   #12
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Gizmo

For those of us not in s. africa do you think you could fill us in on your *trade secret* if it is not too much trouble

thanks
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Old 02-19-2004, 10:14 PM   #13
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I use a very fine tip soldering iron for working on PC boards...
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Old 02-19-2004, 10:27 PM   #14
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here check this out. its a FAQ i found http://nolimit.to/MYM3/obc/obc.htm
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Old 02-19-2004, 10:27 PM   #15
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im not sure if it will work
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