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Overhead console, display gauge no power

2004 excursion overhead console, display gauge no power (mode e/m )

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This is a problematic module. It seems as though the soldering done on the module to complete the circuits was performed without taken into consideration that a vehicle on the road rolls over bumps, and gets warm and cold very quickly. All this points to this being your problem. The module itself is VERY expensive. This is not your only recourse. There are companies that repair these modules, for less than $50.00. digitalguy_1@charter.net is the e-mail for David Ruhberg. He will repair the unit, and guarantees his work. To get the module out, there is one screw in the sunglasses compartment, holding the whole overhead console to the roof of the vehicle. Once it's removed, you need to lightly wiggle and pry the console until it comes separated from the friction catches. After that, remove the connector from the module, and remove the module from the console. The vehicle will run fine without the module.

Posted on Jul 25, 2010

  • ex seabee Feb 17, 2011

    Awesome writeup on getting the computer out. Soldered the bad connections and had the unit back together in about 20 minutes.

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