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A BMW X5 arrived for major circuit board modules damaged

Hi Everyone,

We have some advice for unwary car owners who could be unfortunately caught in an appalling situation after installing in-car camera.

Don’t be “penny-wise and pound foolish”, so the adage goes. Have your in-car camera properly set up by professional installers from a more reputable shop.

Inexperienced and carelessness of unscrupulous installers can cause you a nightmare and even damage to your car’s electronic system.

We recently came across a case of BMW hatch-back which distressed owner phoned us for help. He was unable to start his car and had requested for a tow to our workshop for diagnosis.
At our workshop, our experienced technicians discovered that water had seeped into the battery compartment causing short-circuits and severe damage to some major circuit board modules.

This unfortunate incident could have been easily prevented had the camera-installer been more careful and had not forgotten to put back the protective cover properly.
The carelessness by the inexperienced technicians had not only caused the car-owner great distress and inconvenience but also wasted a lot of money to replace the damaged circuit board modules.

The rain water actually slip through the gap located at the car boot and flow into the battery compartment and it actually causes shock circuit of the module which indirectly causes other module to shock circuit too.

We hope you will enjoy viewing the following pictures.

A BMW X5 arrived at Revol Carz Garage


The vehicle is lifted for repair works followed by thorough safety inspection.


The inexperienced technician from other workshop failed to place back the protective cover properly. The carelessness caused rain water to seep in and damaged vital electronic components.


Rain water flooded the battery compartment causing severe damages.


A rusted and damaged HKL Circuit Board model was damaged by water seepage.


The DME circuit board module was also damaged by water contamination.

Preventive maintenance is always better than repair. It is important to understand about wear and tear before the components break down totally.

If you have any issue in any part of your car, do feel free to contact us. We will always serve you with the best of your interest!

Thanks for reading!

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