cbeecham007

electrical gremlins

Recommended Posts

ok guys

 

help!

sc430 2003, 120k, recent cambelt etc new tyre wheels brakes blah blah.

love the car, drive quickly, lol

today I drove to work, parked up and then went to move the car, plipped the fob hopped in and realised I could not move the shiftlock, did this and drove car

however no dashboard at all, b=nothing, no shiftlock, no speed sensitive steering lumpy first gear, no radio remote, or auto headlights no climate control, no dash instuments. 

 

help?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That's very unusual. Have you had the car very long and has all this work been done to it very recently? To have so many electrical components inoperable sounds like a lack of power / common earth connection failure. 

The main fuse must be okay for it to start so I would start by checking power and main earth connections, main engine bay fuse box. Hopefully it's a loose connection that needs to be re-tightened or a broken earth strap that can be easily replaced. I can't recall anyone needing to replace an ECU. 

Did a  quick search but couldn't find anything similar even in the US. No doubt one of the auto electricians will be along shortly.

 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.