display panel is out on 2005 BMW 545i

The panel that displays radio, climate control and fault status has gone outcompletely black. Radio is not working and if a fault displays i would not be able to see it. Has anyone had this issue?

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Your question may be better posted to a BMW specific forum.

A company called BBA re manufacture a lot of instrument clusters and heater control displays call them and see if they have seen a pattern failure on these items.
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Just wandering if you fixed the problem, I have BMW545 and lately experiencing the same problem ,thank you Viktoria