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    MFD Flashing, Fitting Central Locking.. Few things!

    A few days ago my right side of my MFD started flashing, the temperature and the year are flashing. Thought it was a bulb, replaced the lot with LEDs not long ago, so wiggled it about abit and it makes no change. When I first turn the ignition on it doesnt flash, but 3 or 4 seconds after it starts. Got a video:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AE-LtbuY3c

    Any help would be appreciated

    Also thinking of fitting central locking and an alarm on my car, been looking at products on this site: http://www.rclick.co.uk/index.php

    I have no idea where to start, would like the works on it

    Thanks for any advice

    Josh

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    If it's not the bulbs it's going to be the MFD it's self, nothing else would cause that on one side early

    Locking can be quite easy to fit to the MK4's if you know what your doing......
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    Quote Originally Posted by Autosparks View Post
    If it's not the bulbs it's going to be the MFD it's self, nothing else would cause that on one side early

    Locking can be quite easy to fit to the MK4's if you know what your doing......
    Looks like im buying a new MFD then, thanks for that

    Well I dont know what im doing haha, If its not easy enough how much would it be approx for someone to fit? Which one of those kits would be suitable?

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    I personally wouldn't touch one of the alarms from there but if you were to get one this would be the best http://www.rclick.co.uk/product_info...roducts_id=467

    As I idea the company I work for would charge £350-£400 to supply and fit a alarm and locking to a MK4 Astra, possibly even more depending on it being a 2 or 4 door. The boot might not even be possible
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    If you wouldnt use it then fair play, ill avoid it.. I trust your judgement, ive just seen that site knocking about, trying to use it as a guide.. What alarm would you fit?

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    I have nothing against their remote locking units as they are probably alot like the ones I fit it's just in my experience the alarms have very short wiring looms and are not very fitting friendly with lots of features you don;t really need

    I would fit a Sigma alarm myself, probably the S4 for a standard alarm. Something from Cobra or Toad would be just as good

    If you were local i'd give you a quote for doing it outside of work
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