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If there’s one problem that bugs Smart Tag users, it is the faulty display screen on the side. You don’t want to spend another RM127 for a new one, but at the same time you cannot tahan the faulty display.

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Thanks to these simple steps shared by this netizen, you can actually fix the problem by yourself!

Here’s what you need:

  • A Smart Tag with a faulty display (duh!)
  • A 2B pencil and eraser
  • A screwdriver set which you can get at MR DIY for below RM10

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So here’s what you need to do.

1. Remove the battery and Touch ‘n Go card.

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2. Find the screwdriver with the star-shaped tip.

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3. Remove the top 2 screws.

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4. Remove another screw covered by the warranty sticker. You can either poke through or carefully remove the sticker with a blade first, your choice.

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5. Remove the top casing. Pry gently at 3 points using a flat-head screwdriver. 

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6. Remove the bottom casing. Gently pry at 4 points from the BACK.

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7. Remove the white plastic cover.

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8. This is the switch. Use a test pen or screwdriver to reach for it when testing the device later.

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9. The faulty display is the result of poor contact between the ribbon cable and your Touch ‘n Go card.

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10. Scribble on the ribbon cable with a 2B pencil for 10 seconds. Be very gentle with it. 

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11. Place the card on the device and press the switch with a test pen. Remember to insert the battery!

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12. The display should be working fine now. IF NOT, gently clean the ribbon cable with an eraser. Then repeat step 10 and 11 until it works.

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13. Once the display is working again, reassemble the casing accordingly and you’re good to go! Don’t forget about the button!

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If you have a Smart Tag that displays alien language, you know what to do! 😉

 

Also read: New Toll System to Commence in January 2018, Here’s How it Will Affect You

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