Radio LCD


Old 01-29-04, 09:27 AM
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Radio LCD

The Radio LCD on my 2000 Grand Prix has stopped working. The radio works fine, I just can't see the station numbers or the clock. Does anyone know if this can be fixed? If so is it worth the money or would I be better off replacing the whole receiver?
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Old 01-29-04, 04:52 PM
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Is it a factory or aftermarket radio? If it is factory I would check with the dealer and see if there are any bulletins or an exchange program. Some dealers deal with a vendor that exchanges the electrical units and refurbishes them. That may be an avenue to attempt to lower your out of pocket expense.
Hope this is helpful to ya,
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Old 02-02-04, 09:38 AM
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alot of the factory radios rely on a light bulb to illuminate the lcd, If your handy at all you could pull the unit out and take the cover off to verify if its a bulb. If you don't see a bulb then its probably a sure bet that you need to get a new radio, check salvage yards or ebay.

I've changed a lot of bulbs on mid 80's ford radios, for some reason the factory bulb sucks and would always blow out. Must have been a way to save money using cheap bulbs.

Good luck.

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