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Hi The electrolitic capacitors are trickery: sometimes they look like fine but its capacitance has gone. The actual test is to replace them if you have not a capacitance meter to test them. Another approach is to check the Dual Schottky diode for leakage. It looks like insulated transistor and is screwed on a heatsink.
Your Gateway laptop comes with a series of LED lights that alert you to the state of your computer. You'll notice there are blue, purple and red lights that either blink or display solidly. Each light, blinking or solid, has a different meaning. The blue blinking light on your laptop indicates that it is in Standby mode. Your laptop goes into Standby when you close its lid without shutting down the computer. To turn this light off, you'll need to take the computer out of Standby mode, and if you want to ensure that the blinking blue light does not return, shut down the computer after each use.
Open the lid of your Gateway laptop and press the power button. Once Windows loads, enter your password if required. The blue light will no longer be blinking because the computer is no longer in Standby mode. Shut the laptop off when you finish using it rather than simply closing the lid to stop the blue light from blinking again. Click "Start" from your Windows desktop and click "Shut down." Change your computer's power settings to keep if from going into Standby mode when you close the lid if you'd rather not shut down your computer every time you use it. Click "Start" and click "Control Panel." Click "System and Security" and then click "Power Options." Click "Choose what closing the lid does" from the list of options on the left side of the window. Select "Hibernate" from the drop-down lists under "On Battery" and "Plugged In." Click "Save Changes." Your laptop will now bypass Standby mode when you close the lid and it will enter Hibernate mode instead. Hope it helps.
First of all, go to the central junction box (CJB) and check 10A fuse 14 which feeds power to the DTR sensor. Next, check 20A fuse 10 which feeeds power to the reverse relay. Check the reversing lamps for burnout. Start the engine and place the selector in R and check the reversing lamps. If they do not turn on, either the DTR or the reversing relay is defective
The alternating blue orange light means you have put a reminder on for a program that hasnt started before you switched off, you need to remove the reminder before you turn the tv off then the light will be steady blue
BJB ( aka Battery Junction Box , engine compartment fuse panel ) fuse #5 is for the trailer tow reversing lamp relay & the trailer tow running lamp relay. This is to the normally open contacts on those relays, which is the circuit to the 7 pin trailer tow adapter. - Have you checked your 7 pin trailer tow adapter for metal left in there from a trailer plug ? If you pull those 2 relays and replace fuse #5, does the fuse blow ? If so under what conditions ( i.e. when the headlamps are turned on, or when the truck is placed in reverse ) ?
BJB Fuse # 6 feeds the park lamp relay & the headlamp relay for the autolamp function. This could be where the lights staying on it coming from, but I would have guessed just the autolamp would have stopped working. When the parking lamps are staying on, is this with the main headlamp switch in the auto position, or with the switch turned off.
The blinking OD light is the transmission reporting an error ( trans sensor issue or the actuator circuits have failed ).
The 1st place to check for this ( which is somewhat connected to the BJB Fuse #5 ) is the DTR ( Digital Transmission Range ) Sensor on the side of the transmission.
Could be the DTR connector is gummed up with road dirt, causing an issue. Part of the DTR is for starting ( Neutral or Park acts as a switch ) and part is the reverse ( again acting like a normal switch ) the other parts of the DTR feed information to the PCM for shift control and for 44 ( if the truck is a 4x4 ) for shift operation.
Start with the DTR on the side of the trans, unplug the connector and clean it with contact cleaner, and the check on the relays above.
Please report back your findings as a comment on this problem.
On the firewall is the starter motor relay. There are 2 large battery sized cables to it, and 1 smaller ( 16 AWG ) wire that is orange or orange with a stripe ( forget the color, want to say white or tan ).
When you turn the key to the start position, check the smaller gauge wire for +12 V. The case should be ground. If you do not get +12 on the orange wire, try starting the truck in neutral ( apply the parking brake, chock the wheel, etc normal safety precautions ). Test for +12 V at the small wire. This is the output of the DTR ( Digital Transmission Range ) sensor or in common terms the Neutral switch. The start position on the ign switch runs through the DTR to the starter motor relay coil. If you have a stick, the DTR is replaced by the Clutch Pedal Position Switch ( clutch must be pushed in to start ). If you have power to this ( at the times the truck won't start ) next is to check the both battery cable ends to see if they are corroded and making intermittent contact ( not probable but possible ).
Please note that we are currently aware of an issue affecting some Thomson DTi6300 boxes.
If your DTR will not come out of standby and is not responding to your remote control, please try the following procedures.
Step 1: Power cycle
First of all, remove the power to the box and wait 20 seconds before restoring power.
Wait while the box tries to restart and allow 2 -3 minutes for this to complete.
Try this at least twice.
If it doesn't go to the solid green light then proceed to the next step.
Step 2: Front Panel Reset
Note: This procedure will unfortunately cause you to lose all of the
recordings that you have stored on the box. You will need to be able
access the back of the DTR and the front panel buttons
1. Remove power to the unit by removing the power cable from the back of the DTR.
2. Wait 20 seconds and restore the power cable while holding in the standby/power on button on the front panel of the DTR.
3. Release the standby button immediately you see a light 'blip' on the
DTR front display and then immediately press the following front panel
arrow buttons in sequence Up>Down>Left>Right
4.The DTR will now show the Orange LED with the Green LED flashing
until the format has been completed in about 60 seconds. The DTR will
return to ON automatically.
5. If requested, perform a channel scan to complete the operation.
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