Radio/Air control illumination failure

edv
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Asked by Oct 16, 2011 at 08:21 AM about the 2003 Honda Accord LX V6 Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Has anyone experienced a Radio/Air Control Illumination failure?  What was the
problem?  The illumination for my lCD panel and the air control back lighting is
dead.  I checked fuses [look good] and pulled the radio assy to access the
connectors: continuous and switched +12 is present, illumination voltage is at
ground, so the radio assy itself is probably ok.

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Nodyl
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This happened on my 2004 Accord. There was a factory recall on this problem. A resistor burned out on the liquid crystal display which caused the problem. The dealer probably replaced the LCD display, I don't think they would have soldered in a new resistor.

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edv
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Ah ha! That is consistent with a correction to my original post: The + dimmer is actually 12VDC as long as the headlights are on. Do you happen to remember if your failure also caused the HVAC controls in the radio assembly to fail [so you couldn't identify the controls in the dark]?

Nodyl
60

My problem was that the display went totally dark, it had nothing to do with the dimmer function when the headlights were on.

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Nodyl
60

This also blanked out the HVAC, clock etc. readings on the LCD display

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edv
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Thank you very much. I think I will find out if that recall was extended to the '03!

asdfasdfasdfasfdsafd
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Did you find out if it was extended to the 03?

willidelli
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not me

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