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The GPS dvd-rom drive on my 04 Acura MDX Touring with RES & nav shows "Please check disk" as a green banner on the screen,(and nothing else will show or work on the screen) it's the drive located under the passenger seat. I removed the unit and the GPS disk is still in the drive. I blew smoke at the back of the unit and the fan is not running. the drive shows moderate rust under the bottom of the unit. When i plug in the unit the fan doesnt react to power at all,(not even a twitch, which is common for computer power supplies) Any idea? Im figuring new drive. Uhhh

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The message signals the fact that the central unit can no longer communicate with the disk unit. All you can do is to check that the disk unit receives power and the connection is in good order: the connector is not corroded and it's firmly plugged in, the wires are intact - you should dismantle it for testing and to recover the disk.
If this is the case then, indeed, you will need a new unit - this one has failed.

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