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Old 10-23-2003, 04:43   #1 (permalink)
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Question Digital clock resets and occasionally fades in XF Ghia dash

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Just wondering whether any1 got any suggestions as to why my digital clock keeps resetting itself to 1:00 and fades everynow and then? Quick fix? I saw blueoalxfboy had the same problem.

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Old 10-23-2003, 05:21   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Digital clock resets and occasionally fades in XF Ghia dash

My XF ghia did that too...it happened occasionally when i pressed the brakes...the clock display would go out and when i let go of the brake pedal it came back saying 1:00...

Its a common problem on the XF Ghias...although i never found a fix for it before the car left me...

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Old 11-15-2003, 23:58   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Digital clock resets and occasionally fades in XF Ghia dash

anyone got a cure for our problem yet
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Re: Digital clock resets and occasionally fades in XF Ghia dash

nope - mine just started working again by itself. although i did take it out and clean up the plugs in the back..maybe that did it - anyways, it works fine now. blueoval, you still want that box?
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Old 11-16-2003, 18:10   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Digital clock resets and occasionally fades in XF Ghia dash

This happened on my old 85' S pack. Twice!

First my brother fixed it and said it was a bad relay, and the second time I ended up replacing one fo the balde fuses behind the switch panel. I think it was a red 10 amp fuse from memory.
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Old 12-22-2003, 21:30   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Digital clock resets and occasionally fades in XF Ghia dash

hey guys mine works again my problem was the wires in the back i think it was is a bad conection or maybe a broken wire but i moved them around until they were in a place that the clock worked properly and i taped the wires in that position and now it works doesn't fade, keeps time
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took a while.
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Old 12-22-2003, 22:00   #8 (permalink)
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Re: Digital clock resets and occasionally fades in XF Ghia dash

yeah i was just sitting there and i decided to pull it out and have a look at it so i turned the key on and it worked fine then i went to sit it back in its place and it faded out again hmmm so i guess it was just luck i stumbled across it
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