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The A/T temp controller in the middle of the dash is where you change temperature fan speed etc. Looks like on the right hand side the back light is dimmer than the left side. I think one of the bulbs is burned out.I believe if you are careful the bulb might be replaceable but I'm not sure. Can you find out if these bulbs can be soldered in the board.The dealer says,"the whole unit needs to be replaced"(498.00)I understand that but I'm taking a chance that someone has already done this repair an can tell me is it worth the try.or will the attempt destroy the board.

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It can be done, but it's better to take it to a electronic shop to do the repair rather then your self. I had the LED screen on the radio go bad and did not now what station or time it was, the screen was dead and the dealer said the same thing. I found a electronic repair shop, they repair mine and in two days and cost me $45.00 with  a radio good as new. Good luck and hope this helps.

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