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#1 ShawnW

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 12:54 AM

I have a Tacoma with an outside temp and compass display in the ceiling. Its a known problem where the resistors come off the circuit board. I tried soldering it but I am having no luck with it. Anybody want to give it a try? I mail it to you/you send me a quote to fix it or tell me its scrap?

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 05:15 AM

I used to repair some of the control boards at the previous work place.
I could give it a try.

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 09:46 AM

I repair ecus from time to time if you file down the end of a fine point soder pen and use a good flux core soder. Most boards are coated so have to clean any coating off. I use a big magnifying glass to c the cirucut in detail. I just did a ecu for 02 outback shop had pinched wire and burnt a trace was able to remake it with one straind of wire sodered across the burnt trace.

#4 GeneralDisorder

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 12:50 PM

The key is having the right solder, electronics grade flux, and a good adjustable wattage iron.

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Posted 16 March 2012 - 06:32 PM

GD speaks the truth on need of "proper tools".

I have access to what I need.

Well, other then the 30 years younger eyeballs......:rolleyes:
Magnifing glasses are an "old mans" Godsend.....:-p

#6 IASUBE

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 04:22 PM

Yep GD and Tom are correct,

I've been doing it all day for many years, the place I work for does componet level repair/test/calibration on control electronics for the power production industry.
Correct tools and procedures go a long ways to a quality repair.
We even do some board repairs on heavly damaged 30+ year old boards.
I'd could take a shot at it Shawn.. if you want to send it this way.

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 11:07 PM

A little late to the game here, but I have fixed my 62" HDTV that had 130 bad SMD caps between 5 motherboards when I got it. It's been 2 months since I fixed that bad boy and haven't had a problem since. Needless to say, I have gotten pretty damn good at soldering stuff, especially surface mount stuff. Through hole is a piece of cake. Took me less than 5 min to solder in a resistor to fix a ej swapped digidash tach :)

If you want to send it up to me, I can take a look at it. LMK!




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