You can expose the lens by unscrewing the 2 tiny bolts that hold the head to a thin rod where the head slides as it goes through the disc sits opposite to the slotted rod. I would be greatly appreciate it. So today I went to pull the unit out as to check all electrical connections. You could wait for warmer weather, and hope that the glue gets gooey again. Like Jerry, thanks for your kind words! Now that I have established the importance of this device, I think I can adequately convey our horror when it broke.
Console Snaps This is one of the snap in tabs for the console. It works like a charm. The pinout for the 2006 Freestyle is nowhere to be found online. I was then able to charge the battery. It might be a fun project for your older kids.
This box will disappear once registered! Elite Explorer members see practically no ads, can add their own profile photo, upload photo attachments in all forums, and Media Gallery, create more private Conversations, and more. First thing you should do is change your gas. Step 1 — Find a Replacement I started by calling Ford. I would start by checking for codes. Inspecting the Roof Console This is what it looks like.
Step 5 — Re-wire Now that I understand which wires are where, I think that I can take the 12 wires I need, and move them all over 2 positions. Show everyone how amazing your car's new entertainment system is! Also, if you have steering wheel controls or rear seat controls, you may need to also install an add o … n, assuming the radio has an infrared remote control, to enable these controls. There is a small 1 inch fan that has power leads that run to the board - the fan stays off. That will make it harder for heat to set of the mixture in your cylinders. I closed the hatch, no more clicking. If you do tear the thing apart, you can find the shaft, remove the sleeve, rough up the shaft with sandpaper, and re-glue the rubber sleeve in place.
We also cover the Ford Ranger, Explorer Sport Trac, Mercury Mountaineer, Lincoln Aviator, Mazda Navajo, Mazda Pickups, and the Aerostar. It is unable to move a disc in or out. The upheaval in our lives was to accommodate a job change. At least that's how it works in mine. I'd use a different gas station, and start buying the next higher octane level.
Although next time it will be a piece of cake thanks to you. If anyone has any information about an inline fuse or about wiring harness voltage checks or other tests, please let me know. I tried to pull the fuses from the the radio in hopes that it would reset the whole unit but on luck. I will fix it like you suggested when I have time. Like Thanks David, your site gave me hope and inspiration to get into this.
The player also powers off after 5 seconds -the speakers click and the red light in the remote control window goes off. In retrospect, just plugging it in was probably a bad idea. Does this model not have that feature? My next step was to call a junkyard. Step 2 — Remove Old Unit This was surprisingly easy. Well, believe it or not, I was able to fix the ejection mechanism with some surgery, but I was not able to fix the screen. I picked up the new player after work. Once you release the these screws the console may start becoming looser but it should still be anchored by a bunch of hidden snaps underneath.
On average, we seem to drive back to Indiana about once a quarter to visit family and friends. If you do pull them out of the roof mouting points, use a small screwdriver to pry them off the console and put them back in the roof. I just plugged it in and fired it up. If you notice the last three pictures, there are two white lights on either side of the player control console. I tried to put a spin on the situation for the kids, but they were not impressed. Obviously I got the power wires right, as the unit powers up and displays the video.
There are three retaining clips that must work their way out of the mount. One other item that might be related, is that the keyless entry system stopped working at a similar time - meaning the keypad on the door. Checking the air filter and changing it if needed. Some rithmic signal can be heard on the headphones, I think is a signl meant for the head unit, just wired on the wrong pin. Listen to music, listen to radio, watch the movies, play games and many other wonderful in-car multimedia entertainments.