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Q: over head console read out on 1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty

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My over head console that would tell you how many miles you have left with how much fuel you have has stopped working. How do you fix it?
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I have the same problem in my 1999 Ford Diesel. I took the whole console apart and found that a contact inside the crystal display is not connected anymore. There is no way to get inside of it to repair it either. The whole unit costs about $400 dollars depending on the dealer.
There was a listing on Ebay of a repair service for about half of the dealer cost. You must send in you old unit there is no exchange, repair only.
I think you have the same problem I had. Apparently the little circuits get hot and pop. I took apart and could easily see how certain ones popped off at one end. I bought 5.00 dollar sodder gun at autozone and that was it. Has lasted two years now.
Mine quit working also. Bought a solder gun...and fixed it myself. BEWARE, when you pull the console, watch for loose parts, the transistors are very small !
Just fixed mine as well. Got out the solder gun and soldered 3 little resisters that were pointing up. Took me 15 min to fix. Works great now. Glad I saw this post.
found a web site that will sell just the display, new doors, or whole unit for a third of what anyone else wants for it. the site is called
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