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2003 (116k miles)- recently my moniter goes blank and comes back on few minutes later. when i open the system in the back, the power button isnt on, and and when i press it, it turns on and right away it turns off again.. later during the day it will work with no problem...

what can it be from? loose wiring? the system is starting to fail? please help, thank you
 

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Hi,

Check all fuses, check all connections to the GPS computer and other modules and re-seat them. Try in between each attempt to see if the issue is resolved! it could be your ignition barrel playing up, that causes all sorts of electrical gremlins when it starts to give up. If it still persists, you might have faulty video module or GPS computer module etc. If you 'must' have OEM, then be prepared to shell out silly amounts fo replacements. Not very many places can repair units, so you could try that if an electronics specialist says they'll give it a go. Some places do offer exchanges for refurbished modules that commonly fail with known issues internally. If yours has failed due to perhaps a part of area they can't fix, then they'll not be able to fix. If you do end up getting a replacement, bear in mind it'll also be second hand with no warranty etc, so may last 2 weeks 2 months or 2 years before going kaput again...

I'm biased, but I'd say consider selling off all the bits and going aftermarket.. :)

cheers, Dennis!
 

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thanks Dennis... UPDATE: when i play with the wires in the back change around the positions, the monitor goes back on.. after a bump on the road, it goes off, and on again. so i assume its the wiring now.
 
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