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Instrument Cluster lights do not go on, emergency lights steady- Sable 2002

My 2002 Mercury Sable has a problem where as the emergency lights ( don't flash ) stay lite when I put the headlights on which causes my instrument panel not to light. Any suggestions as to how to fix ?

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  • Clayengineer Jan 21, 2009

    We have the same problem with our 2001 Mercury Sable. Everything else works. Have you found a solution yet?

  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    I have a 2002 sable and i started up the car this a.m. the emergency flasher lights stayed solid and the cluster light would not come on. I thought maybe it was the dimmer switch, but it seemed to work fine and could turn on the interior dome light. I am going to check the fuse today, and i will post if i have a positive result.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Are you sure the cluster lights are not just turned off at the light dimmer control by the headlight switch?


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I think I have a solution to this problem.

It started with the alarm going off intermittently in my 2001 Sable. About a week ago my instrument panel lights started doing the same thing (cutting out and the flashers would come on with no flashing). After I disconnected the alarm sensors under the hood and in the trunk, the instrument panel problem went away and my alarm no longer goes off at all hours of the night. Hope that helps!

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Has anyone figured this problem out? Our 2002 Sable just started this as well...instrument cluster lights out, turn/hazard lights on when the headlight switch is turned on. This has the auto on/off switch with fog lights. This is happening in the auto and manual on mode. Any solutions would be appreciated.<br />

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