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my screen on the dashboard that controls the music/aircon,etc

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my screen on the dashboard that controls the music/aircon,etc and displays the mpg etc sometimes does not work-the screen is there but you cannt do anything sucj=h as change the aircon settings/audio settings/etc-what can i do to fix.Toyota UK said must get new one for 5000 pounds-
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 2 years ago.
Hello, welcome. My name isXXXXX will do my very best to assist you with your question. I apologize if you have been waiting long for a response.

The circuit board on these units is what fails and causes the issue that you are having, I am also a warranty inspector and I have inspected this issue many times and the shop is correct, the only way to fix this issue is to replace the unit.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thanks-I guessed as much.I have taken the unit apart a few times and re solder the connections on the board that connect to the plugs-it appears dry joints are the issue.It works-last time was good to go for a few months-just did it again yesterday and its working fine so far.


do you now if i can get the board separately?the whole unit is crazy-5000 odd pounds.any ideas-thanks

Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 2 years ago.
Unfortantly the board is only sold with the unit,just a way for the dealer to make someone spend a ton on the whole unit.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Mike thanks-I aslo asked about car computer connx-but no response.


My car wont connect to the toyota diagnostics unit-and have also tried a bosch unit-same .I think the port under the bonnet wil connect for limited info but the one under the dash shows nothing-any ideas please


thanks

Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 2 years ago.
Normally when this happens it is a loose connection. Check the wires leading to the port then follow them back to the ECU and check the connection there.
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