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Lights on dash fade, also trunk/gas lever won't operate

For a little while now I noticed the digital clock would dim and eventually fade out altogether and then come back on. Recently, the A/C temp dial was doing the same thing when the lights were on. I could tap it and it would light back up. The other day I popped my trunk using the lever and noticed it had a lot of slack is how I would describe it. Today I went to get gas and both levers aren't working.

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  • billleathen Nov 17, 2008

    I have the same problem. The LED lights go dim for no apparant reason. Sometimes as soon as you start the car, sometimes they come on right away and then go dim. Sometimes they are dim to start and then get bright, only to do dim again. The dealer said the LED's may be burning out. WHAT? He offered no solution.

    Thanks in advance for any help.

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The fuse in postion 32 (15 Amp) in the box under the dash by the steering wheel also powers your cigarette lighter and radio also powers the clock. If only the clock is dead then it is not a fuse issue. This is a very common problem with the 96-05 Corolla clocks. The clocks are very prone to internal failure. I offer a reasonable repair service with a lifetime guarantee, check it out:
www.autoclockrepair.com
There is a bunch of useful info there. Drop me an email if you have questions, thanks!

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