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More broken stuff = more pictures for you

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by cinergi, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. cinergi

    cinergi Active Member

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    Abridged version: a 12V controller (involved in controlling 12V stuff like lights) was suspected to be faulty and needed replacement. There's a whole lot of story I'm leaving out for the moment as it's long and painful and I don't care to write it up yet but thought I'd share the photos from the dash being taken apart ...

    Hi-rez versions and captions are available via the album.

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  2. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

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    Yikes! That is a substantial "in the field" repair operation. I am surprised they didn't want to have it in the shop for that.
    By the way, do you know the function of the two black boxes in the bottom of this picture?
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    Are they "floating" in some cutouts in some kind of foam material?
     
  3. cinergi

    cinergi Active Member

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    It's remarkably easy to tear it down to that point -- maybe 30 minutes. I'm 200 miles from the nearest service center so it's definitely easier and cheaper for them to send someone up for a couple hours (and they tend to batch area jobs together).

    They're both for the Alpine ... I'm not remembering off the top of my head, but it would be something like the Sirius module, or GPS, or whatever other options there are for the unit. And yup, they're floating in a cutout in a block of foam.
     
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    Maybe one of them is the Bluetooth module for phone.
     
  5. wow thats a rats nest of wires back there...you would think the wires would be a bit more organized in some sort of loom instead of just being stuffed back there
     
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    This one in the top right corner is labeled Bluetooth.
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    OK, I wonder what those other two in the foam are for? Sirius/XM? GPS?
     

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