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Intermittant brightness on trip computer display (LED panel). Sometimes the display works fine, other times the display is bright in the center and very dark around the edges. Today when I first turned the car on, there was no display. When I turned the car off and then back on, the display powered up with no problem. The computer is retaining the information so it appears to be just the display. Lighting on overall instrument display is fine.

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Unfortuanatly,

This is a problem will all vehicles eventually. You will have to replace the display, if it bothers you or no longer operable. These typically have to be replaced at the dealer or body shop because they have to recertify your odometer reading. Sorry, I don't have better news.

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