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Kenwood excelon kdc-x815 display screen no power

I have a kenwood excelon kdc-x815 deck that i have replaced the ribbon on and everything works fine except the display screen does not light up... radio plays, but the station frequency doesn't display... i had the ribbon tested for connections and it is fine, i replaced the faceplate and still the same problem... so that leaves me with the unit?? any ideas on what would cause everything to work except the display screen?

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If you can turn the unit ON/OFF or operate the station presets on your faceplate, then the faceplate is OK.
It's possible the fault lies in the display resistors, inside the unit itself.
Check out my tutorial, which may help explain:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r16293427-repair_no_display_kenwood_faceplate



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