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LAG 03 Sat Nav Display very dim, but working

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I've read through every thread I can find about Sat Nav screen problems, but nothing appears similar to mine - I've just got an 02 Laguna Initiale, with glovebox Carminat & 6 CD in-dash changer - Radio & CD work fine, as does the Sat Nav, but I can only view the screen when I shine a torch into it and look very closely at it - I assume the backlight is gone, and I've had the screen out to check connections, etc, but no change. Using the torch method I've entered the radio code and can see that the Sat Nav is working ok as I could see my correct location. I'm assuming that a replacement screen is needed, but don't know what to look for or where to start looking - is compatability between brands an issue for the screen alone? If I get a replacement do I just need to ensure the right connection on the new screen and plug it in?

If more info is needed, please let me know - I must add that I've learned more about fault fixing from these forums in the last week than in 7 years of owning my old Megane! Every niggling thing on the Lag I've sorted from this site, but this is the last, but most annoying, thing I need to fix, and the only post I've needed to make! Thanks.
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johnnyh79 I'm sure that I've come across this issue on here before, try an advanced search

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You haven't inadvertently dimmed the dash lights to the minimum? I once changed a whole load of bulbs before discovering my daughter had fiddled with the dimmer! Doh!
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There is a seperate dimmer control for the Satnav screen, but it's done via software. I'll see where it is on my Lag later on today.

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If you find that youdo need a new screen try Conrad Anderson in Castle Bromwich, they specialise in this Navtec/Carminat type kit and should be able to fix you up.
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