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 Post subject: EA Fairmont Ghia trip computer.
Posted: Mon Oct 11, 2010 10:15 pm 
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Howdy folks, My EA Fairmont Ghia has the trip computer clock illumination light ON 24/7. I have removed the lamp as the only way to stop it draining the battery. Does anyone know what magic box controls the fade out of the lamp after pressing the clock button? I'm a new member, hope someone can help.

 

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 Post subject: Re: EA Fairmont Ghia trip computer.
Posted: Mon Oct 11, 2010 10:46 pm 
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I thought it was a function inside the trip computer itself?

If this is the case, something has gone wrong with it.

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 Post subject: Re: EA Fairmont Ghia trip computer.
Posted: Mon Oct 11, 2010 11:20 pm 
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Thanks, Torana Guy. I guess I will have to look for a replacement from the local wreckers as I think most bits for the good ole EA have been discontinued by Ford.

 

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 Post subject: Re: EA Fairmont Ghia trip computer.
Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:15 am 
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When the trip computer is off and you press and hold the clock button to turn the backlight on for the clock, it isn't computer controlled fade. It's a manual on with a momentary button.

When it's on can you cycle through the functions of the search button? And does the clock button work?

It sounds like the clock button is broken and permanently on.


Also if you have trouble finding one I have and EA type trip computer mate.

 

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 Post subject: Re: EA Fairmont Ghia trip computer.
Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:44 am 
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whats the difference between ea and ed ones?

 

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 Post subject: Re: EA Fairmont Ghia trip computer.
Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 12:10 pm 
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jonathon wrote:
whats the difference between ea and ed ones?


nothing, except ea ones have silver buttons and ed has black buttons
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Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 12:39 pm 
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cheers troyman

 

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