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2006 vibe radio display light on left side won't light up

Only the right half of the radio display is visible except at night. Are there 2 bulbs lighting the display and if so, how do I change one?

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  • James Jan 01, 2009

    My 2000 Vibe has right side dim and left side of display OK, but now the whole thing has gone dark. I need a new display. I found a place on the web that replaces displays.

  • julia_b5 Jan 20, 2009

    Better get ready. mine was like this for probably 6 months but now it's completely out. I've heard the dealers just want to replace whole radio. I'm holding out on this. The radio/CD player are still working just no display.



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I have the solution for you. Mine had the same problem (right side started dimming and then the whole thing went dark a couple of weeks later.) I found a place in FL that fixes just the displays. The charge was very reasonable ($85+$25 shipping) and they did it QUICK! The name of the place is Factory Car Stereo Repair.

You can even purchase instructions on Radio removal, although that isn't very hard to do yourself.

I am not from this company, but I promise you they did an excellent job for my Vibe!

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I also own a 2004 Pontiac Vibe and our company delivery vehicle is a 2006 Vibe, both have this problem. I had a friend who repairs circuit boards re-solder new bulbs. You need to know what you are doing, the heat from the gun can burn out the new bulbs.

Posted on Feb 19, 2009


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Heres the shifter:
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Put your finger under the plastic cover:
And simply pop it off (IMG:style_emoticons/default/smile.gif) :
And there's the bulb, you'll probably need tweezers to get it off:

Good luck

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