Having problems with your Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder ?

Multi-center-display stopped working while driving; its dark. Rest of radio etc works but no readout .

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 15-01-2018

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The backlight has failed - it will require repair at a dealer or electronics repair shop.

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