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I had my Oil Changed at a National Oil Change location...My car is a 2008 Taurus, so it has a RESET for the CHANGE OIL indication display... When I left the place, I noticed I COULDN'T SEE THE INFORMATION CENTER AT ALL! It is illuminated, but BARELY! What can I do to correct it? PS: Yes, I DID go back and they didn't have a clue...

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  • lou_kggo Jan 08, 2009

    First of all THANKS FOR THE RESPONSE!



    Yes, we DID try the dimmer switch...it didn't seem to affect THAT DISPLAY BRIGHTNESS LEVEL...It DID effect the guages & radio.



    I want to add that my RADIO was also messed up when I got back in the car as well...It wasn't displaying the RADIO STATION that I was listening to...only the frequency...I DID find that fix.

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Most cars have a dimmer switch located next to the steering wheel and it can be turned unknowingly when working around the wheel. Look for yours and see if this is your problem. I had this happen to me when I sent my eclipse to the repair shop and the whole dash was dim, it took me about 2 weeks before I stumbled onto this switch. Good luck.

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