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#1 Mike77

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 04:05 PM

Hi again guys, got a wierd problem. Got in my car today, started it up, no problems there. But noticed while driving off that the computer display has gone mental. All it is doing is cycling through all the settings, mpg, average speed, distance left to empty etc etc. And I have no control over it at all, the stalk buttons and switches are not responsive. Hope to god this isn't gonna be a biggie, with the festive fast approaching the money tree is empty :-\ hope someone can shed some light on my problem.

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 05:37 PM

The stalk switch has probably broken would be my guess? Dunno how much they are and how to fit them...

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 05:57 PM

I thought it was maybe that, but it seems to have fixed itself now :wacko: I reset the ecu by dis-connecting the battery for a while, connected it back up and the problem was still there. Just gone out again, and was going to try the dash trick, but all seems fine again now. So will have to see how things go for the next few days. Hope it was just having a little mood swing lol.

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 06:26 PM

It it starts doing it again, get some switch cleaner on it.

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:19 PM

Definitely a stuck button or switch.

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:56 PM

Hope thats all it was,,,,, just spent £237 on this http://www.ebay.co.u...984.m1423.l2649 early prezzy for myself, but only fitting it after christmas.

Then the parents have ordered me these http://www.ebay.co.u...984.m1423.l2649

http://www.ebay.co.u...984.m1423.l2649

Hopefully all will fit in nice and snug, can't wait :-)

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 08:36 PM

jealous much

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 08:54 PM

lol,,, I've been toying with the idea for EVER,,,, can I afford it, can't I afford it. Decided I can't, and went against my better judgement haha.

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 09:08 PM

Nice little spending spree there mate

Finally decided on the JVC then lol

I was looking at the same one but the pioneer swung it for me by simply not having the volume knob cause I needed one which a flat face to it.

You told the seller you wanted the JVC patch lead for the fitting kit didn't you?

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 10:14 PM

Yeah m8, JVC patch lead ordered. Got the radio today, looks very nice, and has a nice long USB lead to the rear, so I can route that through to the glovebox. All the other stuff is in the post. Volume control not an issue for me, and the JVC has something like 50'000 colour variations so will match my dash spot on too, which is a bonus :-)

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 10:22 PM

I would of liked a rear usb input but to be fair i'm really not thats fusses lol. Got a very tiny usb as well so it doesnt stick out the front at all.

Me pioneers got loads of colour combinations too lol so i've got it matching the rest of my blue interior

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 10:27 PM

can i just ask what the new obsession with DVD is? ..i would have though DAB or satnav would be higher sought after?
or is it because the higher quality screen is needed for the reverse camera?
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Posted 04 December 2012 - 10:42 PM

None of the above for me to be fair. The high res screen will help with the camera, but mainly the Bluetooth and USB swung it for me, handsfree calling and endless music on the USB to do away with space taking CDs. Obviously won't be watching DVDs on the go lol. Got sat nav built into my phone, and this could be connected to the radio screen for a larger display. And last of all its a double din radio as standard, so wanted to keep it that way, and the new unit has a lot more features including silly things like uploading your own background pics, so jyst a big boys toy really :-)

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Posted 04 December 2012 - 11:16 PM

ah yehh, i didnt really think of the little things like that, was thinking of the bigger features ..which you seem to have covered either way! lol
im currently looking for a new double din. think DAB is top of my list. but the wallpaper would be a real bling feature :D

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 12:29 AM

Mine has the same issue Mike, random madness for a while then settles, happened twice so far, if it happens again I've got some switch cleaner/contact cleaner at the ready, seems to be the rocker switch though, noticed a little play in it, so possibly shorting is my thought

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