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Hi 166ers
Can anyone tell me a rough cost of a new or second hand LCD screen. Are they difficult to replace? Can it be done easily DIY?

cheers guys
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If its dim and not cracked / damaged then its the back lighting tube or the back lighting driver circuit which has failed. Any more info?
 
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cheers paul
It's not mine so I don't have a great deal of detail.

Apparently its the back light that's gone. The screen is not visibly damaged.

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If he can just see the display at all then tell him to check in the trip setting the display options and set it to day mode. If it goes brighter the its one of the light sensors.
 
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Apparently it's not dim it's just not displaying anything in any mode ???? As if there is no power going to the display.
 

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Looks like he will need a replacement ICS unless he his willing / can check for loose wires inside the ICS.
 

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Easy,with plenty of write ups on this forum on how to do it.
 

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there are a few 166 being broken at the mo, V8Pete springs to mind see if they can do it cheaper
 
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cheers guys :thumbs:

Its for a car I'm considering buying. Will depend on how much the guy will take for it. But if I can get it for a bargain and pick up a cheap ICS I could be a 166 driver this time next week :)
 

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cool what model is it?
 

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same here mate they GOOOOOD
 
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I know :thumbs: I've had simpy alfas black twinny on many occasion. Even took it to the Goodwood festival of speed last year. Great cars for very little money
 

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There is (stupidly) a 10A fuse in the back of the unit which can blow and cause a lack of display....

I wouldn't say its easy to remove the unit - I've done it before but trying to get the one out of the one I'm breaking at the moment is proving a PITA.......

If I do get it out it will be cheaper than £250:lol:
 
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:thumbs: Nice tip rgwm :)

I've got a number in my head I'm going to offer the fella. If he accepts :cool: If not then not. But if it turns out to be a 30p fuse It'll be the bargain of the year :) I wont hold my breath though I'm not that lucky :lol:
 

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ICS is quite easy to get out really. Just a bit fiddly. Take your time and don't try and force it.
I followed one of the guides on here somewhere...Simples..!
 
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