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Old 10-03-2008, 10:39 PM
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Location: Atlanta, GA
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MK3 white screen reset?


I had to disconnect my battery while replacing my alternator. The display is now white. Disconnected GPS unit for 30 min, still nothing. Any MK3 troublesooting advice? thank you!
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Old 10-13-2008, 01:31 AM
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Nav flash memory got corrupted during battery disconnect.

Confirm by trying nav computer in another car.

To repair, either replace entire nav computer (get a Mk4!) or send to Siemens-VDO in Wetzlar Germany for re-flashing.
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Old 10-13-2008, 08:18 AM
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Thank you!!

Thank you for the advice, I reallly appreciate it. MK4 is the way to do but still too expensive for me... paul
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