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Check engine light not coming on...ever. My question is it possible for light bulg in dash go out and/or is there a connector or cable that can be disconnected if you were dishonest and hidding something? Also, is there a fuse that would cause this? Thanks, Dale

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Yes,check your cigarette lighter fuse if its blown replace it.

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SOURCE: Check engine light is not on...ever... Is it possible bulgb in dash is burned out? is there a specific fuse? a cable to disconnect if someone was being dishonest?.Appreciate any thoughts and what is

Well you did not specify you were having vehicle issues.
Yes the bulbs do burn out, easy to change. Yes dishonest people remove bulbs or disconnect to sell a vehicle or what ever sneaky reason.
After unscrewing all needed to remove plastic cover you are able to pull out the dash console. Be careful when doing so because if it is digital then you can accidentally unhook the speedometer line,, I did that once,,LOL Anyways, there are connectors on the back and each connector will have a co existing bulb right around it. Pull the bulbs out one by one and see if it looks burned, you can tell between a good one and bad one. Also you can see if any of the connectors were unhooked.
There should be a fuse for the dash lights as well. Check that.

Remember just because a fuse looks good it does not mean your not having fuse box issues. I have seen good fuses but the connecting wires behind fuse box were having electrical problems. I have seen where people had to by pass certain parts of the fuse box-tying in to other wires to allow power to something else.
There are many thoughts on your question.

For most important thought is, are you having vehicle problems to even ask this question? Or are you just curious?

Posted on Feb 24, 2012

Testimonial: "thanks, i will have look tomorrow and check on fuses, bulb and report back. there may be some code issues also that I must check and will ask about when I find out. thanks again, Dale"

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