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Center Display Leak Without Bubbles?


Nov 12, 2018
2015 MCU1. I've noticed the many threads on display bubbles showing up, with eventually the goo/adhesive leaking out the bottom. I personally had the bubbles on my instrument cluster (but replaced before leak appeared).

What I've not seen anyone describe (what I'm experiencing now) is a goo leak (appearing at the top of the sunglass cubby) with no bubbling present on the center display.

The goo first presented in mid-September; I Goo Gone'd the area and it never reappeared so I figured it was a one-off / not the display. Goo finally showed up again this weekend. Still no signs of bubbling on the center display (though I have not removed any trim to see if bubbles are below the visible/usable area.

Anyone experienced the same? Any advice? Should I be saving up money for a display swap (what's a recent cost estimate if anyone has done it)? Are they only working center displays if they are doing an MCU1 to 2 upgrade? Just grin and bear it and clean up every 2 months (my current plan)? Something else I'm not considering? Thanks all.

Big Toys

Jan 19, 2019
You may not see a "bubble", but it may appear as a line across the display starting at the very top. It may be very subtle, as mine appeared to be a road on the map when viewed in night mode. I finally noticed it when road didn't orient when turning. Or, it may not have leaked enough to see...yet.

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