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Old 04-23-2011, 07:09 AM   #21  
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I will get this added to the DIY sticky thread
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Old 04-23-2011, 08:33 AM   #22  
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Nice fix
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Old 04-23-2011, 09:54 AM   #23  
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Thanks for my learning of the day....
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Old 04-23-2011, 10:24 AM   #24  
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Definitely adding this to my DIY list. thanks!
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Old 04-24-2011, 08:53 PM   #25  
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Well... It must say something for things made in Mexico: They're built to not come apart. I cannot get that damn back panel off. Unscrewed the 4 t-20 screws. Removed the silicon from the hole. Now I can't get the plate off...

I even tried using a steel pin and table vice, and it just bent the pin. Literally won't come off. LOL

Any suggestions?
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Old 04-24-2011, 09:13 PM   #26  
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I just used 5-6 flat blade screwdrivers and wedged them in between the cover and housing. Just dont go too deep. Once you get it started, it will break loose. Just wedge evenly.

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Thanks. There's absolutely no room. Here's what mine looks like. I can't even get a steak knife in there.

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I just want to pass along that we just got done doing this repair on a customers 02 Vette. It fixed the code!!!!!!!!!!!! This guide was spot on. Thanks

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Old 05-10-2011, 01:15 PM   #29  
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Just seen this thread. Great post
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Yep... I think I would have been able to fix it, but there's absolutely no way that back panel is coming off my EBCM so I have to send it to the pros.
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I always suspected it would be an easy fix. Add the door lock switches to things with bad solder joints.
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I sent mine in last year.... only cost $50.. If I had seen this I would have done it myself.
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gonna have to tackle this soon
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just done it to my c5 and it worked ! thanx
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I'm really happy to see people tackle this and knock it out of the park. Just means $150bucks left to spend on a dif mod and I'm all about that.
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I'm really happy to see people tackle this and knock it out of the park. Just means $150bucks left to spend on a dif mod and I'm all about that.
I didn't think it would work but,sure nuff it did ! next is to clean all ground points after all the reading it's a must do to combat future issues .. Be sure n post here if u have any problems
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Yep... I think I would have been able to fix it, but there's absolutely no way that back panel is coming off my EBCM so I have to send it to the pros.
all I did was use the hole on the back where he used a crew put a punch inside and tapped it with a hammer theres a lip u need to get under as soon as u do it will pop off
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all I did was use the hole on the back where he used a crew put a punch inside and tapped it with a hammer theres a lip u need to get under as soon as u do it will pop off
Yeah, I know. NOT coming off on mine. I tried everything to get that lip to come up. This thing is like it's welded on. No joke.
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Yeah, I know. NOT coming off on mine. I tried everything to get that lip to come up. This thing is like it's welded on. No joke.
i used a heat gun also have u tried 1?
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I used a hair drier. I don't have a heat gun... (LOL)
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