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BMW LCD display pixel failure repair KIT - E38 E39 M5 X5

BMW instrument cluster LCD display pixel failure repair KIT for E38 E39 M5 X5

**SILVER cable with VIDEO repair manual**


BMW 3 series (E36), 5 series (E34, E39), 7 series (E38), 8 series (E31), X5 from 1988-2003 all have the common dead / fading / disappearing pixels on the dashboard instrument cluster / speedometer (also on the board computer) - on the large LCD display that shows valuable data such as the mileage and the on board computer messages. The LCD display pixel problem lies with the OBC ribbon cable that connects the LCD display to the circuit board of the instrument cluster. The pictures below show the speedo / instrument cluster's LCD display before and after the silver ribbon cable KIT replacement (just an example of several board computer / dashboard instrument cluster types):

518i 520i Speedo LCD pixel repair 5 series 7 series



You will find OBC LCD display ribbon cable KITs for the following models / units below:

--> BMW E38 / E39 / X5 instrument cluster (speedometer)

--> BMW E38 Multi information display MID (Also called as "On board computer / OBC")

--> BMW E38 Air Conditioning (A/C) control unit

--> BMW E39 / X5 Multi information display MID (Also called as "On board computer / OBC")

--> BMW E31 MID


--> BMW E34 instrument clsuter

--> BMW E36 MID


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1. Dashboard instrument cluster E38 / E39 / M5 / X5 / E53 pixel error repair with silver ribbon cable KIT:

The instrument cluster units in the BMW E38, E39 and X5 models from 1994-2003 are quite similar, (they were all produced by Siemens VDO), using the same LCD and the same ribbon cable at all models. There are minor differences, like diesel or petrol powered ones, and also some speedos come with miles others with km/hrs, however
the OBC LCD display and the ribbon cable is the same at all 5 series (E39) 7 series (E38) and X5 (E53) and M5 models. The unit looks like this:


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Silver ribbon cable for BMW E38 / E39 / E53 speedometer:
Silver ribbon cable for BMW E38 / E39 / E53 speedometer:
# 254-003

***SILVER CABLE***
***REPAIR VIDEO INCLUDED***
***no soldeing, no "T tip" needed***
***comes with silicone spacer***

Fits all BMW E38 / E39 / E53 (5, 7 series and X5) instrument cluster. Essential for dead or fading pixel repairs. This is a real silver cable
23.00
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Carbon ribbon cable for BMW E38 / E39 / E53 speedometer:
Carbon ribbon cable for BMW E38 / E39 / E53 speedometer:
# 254-003_CA

***LOW BUDGET CARBON CABLE***
***REPAIR VIDEO INCLUDED***
***no soldeing, no "T tip" needed***
***comes with silicone spacer***

Fits all BMW E38 / E39 / E53 (5, 7 series and X5) instrument cluster. Essential for dead or fading pixel repairs.
17.00
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LCD display with cable for BMW speedometer - E38 E39 M5 X5.
LCD display with cable for BMW speedometer - E38 E39 M5 X5.
# 223-002_C

***LCD display with ribbon CABLE***
***REPAIR VIDEO INCLUDED***
***no soldeing, no "T tip" needed***

Fits all BMW E38 / E39 / E53 (5, 7 series and X5) instrument cluster. Essential for dead or fading pixel repairs.


35.00
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Set of bulbs for BMW speedometer
Set of bulbs for BMW speedometer
# 259-002

Fits all BMW E38 / E39 / E53 instrument clusters - LCD background light.

NOTE: there are 3 bulbs included in this price.
13.00
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Chrome / facelift rings for BMW E38 / E39 / E53 (5, 7 series and X5) instrument cluster / speedometer.
Chrome / facelift rings for BMW E38 / E39 / E53 (5, 7 series and X5) instrument cluster / speedometer.
# 299-001

Give a much newer look to your BMW with the facelift chrome rings. These chrome rings fit to BMW 5 series (E39), 7 series (E38), and X5 (E53) from 1994-2003. Easy to apply ring set, no special tools needed.
NOTE: all 4 rings are included in this price.
29.00
Add to Cart



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2. On board computer LCD display (OBC) BMW E39 5 series / M5 / E53 X5 series
pixel error repair with silver ribbon cable KIT:

The OBC unit on the MID console - also known as radio / telephone unit on BMW E39, X5, M5 models from 1996-2003 are identical, using the same OBC LCD and the same ribbon cable. There are minor differences, like one comes with telephone button, others are witout, however the LCD display and the ribbon cable is the same at all 5 series (E39) X5 (E53) and M5 models. The LCD display pixel failure picture is quite similar, please find the picture of the unit here:


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Silver ribbon cable for BMW E39 / E53 MID unit:
Silver ribbon cable for BMW E39 / E53 MID unit:
# 254-001

***SILVER CABLE***
***REPAIR VIDEO INCLUDED***
***no soldeing, no "T tip" needed***

Fits all BMW E39 / E53 (5 series and X5) MID units. This is also called as radio / telephone OBC unit. Essential for dead or fading pixel repairs.
23.00
Add to Cart
Carbon ribbon cable for BMW E39 / E53 MID unit:
Carbon ribbon cable for BMW E39 / E53 MID unit:
# 254-001_CA

***LOW BUDGET CARBON CABLE***
***REPAIR VIDEO INCLUDED***
***no soldeing, no "T tip" needed***

Fits all BMW E39 / E53 (5 series and X5) MID units. This is also called as radio / telephone OBC unit. Essential for dead or fading pixel repairs.
17.00
Add to Cart
Bulbs for BMW MID units (12pcs):
Bulbs for BMW MID units (12pcs):
# 259-003

Fits all E39 / E53 MID units assembled with bulbs (not leds). If you have uneven background light on the MID unit (some parts of the LCD are lighter, some are darker), most probably you have dead or almost dead bulbs.
13.00
Add to Cart



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3. On board computer LCD display (OBC) BMW E38 pixel error repair with silver ribbon cable KIT:


The OBC unit on the MID console - also known as radio / telephone unit on BMW E38 from 1994-2003 have the very common fading or missing pixels, lines, columns. Please find the picture of the unit here:


Fading pixels E38 7 series BMW 535d
Silver ribbon cable for BMW E38 MID unit:
Silver ribbon cable for BMW E38 MID unit:
# 254-001

***SILVER CABLE***
***REPAIR VIDEO INCLUDED***
***no soldeing, no "T tip" needed***

Fits all BMW E38 (7 series) MID units. This is also called as radio / telephone OBC unit. Essential for dead or fading pixel repairs.
23.00
Add to Cart
Carbon ribbon cable for BMW E38 MID unit:
Carbon ribbon cable for BMW E38 MID unit:
# 254-001_CA

***CARBON CABLE***
***REPAIR VIDEO INCLUDED***
***no soldeing, no "T tip" needed***

Fits all BMW E38 (7 series) MID units. This is also called as radio / telephone OBC unit. Essential for dead or fading pixel repairs.
17.00
Add to Cart
Set of bulbs for BMW MID units (12pcs):
Set of bulbs for BMW MID units (12pcs):
# 259-003

Fits all E38 MID units assembled with bulbs (not leds). If you have uneven background light on the MID unit, most probably you have dead or almost dead bulbs.
NOTE: there are 12 bulbs included in this price.
13.00
Add to Cart



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4. A/C (air coinditioning) unit - BMW E38 - pixel error repair with silver ribbon cable KIT:

The climate control unit LCD dsiplay on the MID console on BMW E38 from 1994-2003 have the very common fading or missing pixels, lines, columns. Please find the picture of the LCD below (this is one side of the unit - the actual one has to LCD's like the one on the picture):


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A/C unit ribbon cable (2pcs):
A/C unit ribbon cable (2pcs):
# 254-002

***SILVER CABLE***
***PRINTED REPAIR MANUAL INCLUDED***
***no soldeing, no "T tip" needed***

Fits all BMW E38 7 series A/C (air conditioning) climate control units assembled with 2 small LCD's - just like the one on the picture. Essential for dead or fading pixel repairs.
23.00
Add to Cart



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5. E31 OBC (MID UNIT) display
pixel failure repair with silver ribbon cable KIT:

BMW 8 series (E31), from1988-1999 all have the common disappearing/fading pixels on the on board computer LCD. The problem lies with the ribbon cable that connects the LCD display to the circuit board of the MID.

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E31 MID unit ribbon cable:
E31 MID unit ribbon cable:
# 254-006

***SILVER CABLE***
***REPAIR VIDEO INCLUDED***
***no soldeing, no "T tip" needed***

Fits all BMW E31 8 series MID units - essential for fading / dead pixel restoration.
23.00
Add to Cart
Bulbs for BMW E31 8 series MID unit (3pcs):
Bulbs for BMW E31 8 series MID unit (3pcs):
# 259-002

NOTE: there are 3 bulbs included in this price. Optional for pixel failure repairs.
13.00
Add to Cart



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6. E34 instrument cluster pixel failre repair with silver ribbon cable KIT:


The dashboard instrument cluster in several BMW E34 models came with digital mileage display - both at diesel and petrol powered models. The LCD pixel failure picture is quite similar, please see the picture of the display here:


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BMW E34 speedometer LCD + ribbon cable:
BMW E34 speedometer LCD + ribbon cable:
# 223-022_C

***SILVER CABLE + brand new LCD***
***PRINTED REPAIR MANUAL INCLUDED***
***no soldeing, no "T tip" needed***

Fits all BMW E34 instrument clusters assembled with LCD (with the one on the picture). Essential for dead or fading pixel repairs.
39.00
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Background light bulbs / lamps - the big ones (3 pcs):
Background light bulbs / lamps - the big ones (3 pcs):
# 259-005

NOTE: there are 3 bulbs included in this price. Optional for pixel failure repairs.
13.00
Add to Cart
LCD Background light bulbs / lamps, signal lamps - the small ones (3 pcs):
LCD Background light bulbs / lamps, signal lamps - the small ones (3 pcs):
# 259-002

NOTE: there are 3 bulbs included in this price. Optional for pixel failure repairs.
13.00
Add to Cart
Dashboard facelift chrome rings for E32 / E34
Dashboard facelift chrome rings for E32 / E34
# 299-005

Set of 4 rings.
- fits all E34 and E32 models (all years)
- snap-in design
29.00
Add to Cart



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7. E36 OBC (MID UNIT) LCD display pixel failure repair with silver ribbon cable KIT:


BMW 3 series (E36), from1988-1999 all have the common disappearing / fading or completely dead LCD pixels on the board computer display. The problem lies with the ribbon cable that connects the LCD display to the circuit board of the MID. All 3 variants (8 / 11 / 16 buttons) are available.


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BMW OBC E36 3 series display LCD failure
board computer pixel failure repairs 3 series BMW E36 M3
E36 MID unit ribbon cable:
E36 MID unit ribbon cable:
# 254-005

***SILVER CABLE***
***REPAIR VIDEO INCLUDED***
***no soldeing, no "T tip" needed***

Fits all BMW E36 3 series MID units, including 8 / 11 / 16 buttons variants - essential for fading / dead pixel restoration.
23.00
Add to Cart
Bulbs for BMW E36 3 series MID unit (3pcs):
Bulbs for BMW E36 3 series MID unit (3pcs):
# 259-003

NOTE: there are 3 bulbs included in this price. Optional for pixel failure repairs.
13.00
Add to Cart

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