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recently attempting to update my legacy base from version 1.52 to 1.60, I’ve discovered that the hardware is beginning to fail.  It won’t accept the software update, failing with the 6 flashes after attempting to update.  I contacted Lionel support and they are not longer repairing these, as expected.  Is there anyone out there that can perform a repair?

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How would anyone but Lionel perform a repair on a proprietary microprocessor based system- that is failing an update- when Lionel would never release that source code and firmware on the chips a person would have to replace?

This is the same reason we cannot flash sound cards or change the programming on a RCMC.

There is no repair- only replace.

The rare exception is maybe something agnostic in the power supply section or a more mechanical failure like broken solder joint or a physical connector.

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recently attempting to update my legacy base from version 1.52 to 1.60, I’ve discovered that the hardware is beginning to fail.  It won’t accept the software update, failing with the 6 flashes after attempting to update.  I contacted Lionel support and they are not longer repairing these, as expected.  Is there anyone out there that can perform a repair?

Luckily the first batch of Base 3's are due by end of July!  So, you can get one of those to replace your 990 base.

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