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Dash lights not coming on

I have checked fuses and am trying to change out light on-off switch, but can not get it out of dash. How do I get the switch out of the dash?

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If you have the regular type switch that pulls out to turn on lights, there is a small button on switch housing. When depressed the knob & stem will pull out of switch. To replace, just push back into new one.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

  • Richard Scordino Feb 27, 2009

    If you have the regular type switch that pulls out to turn on lights, there is a small button on switch housing. When depressed the knob & stem will pull out of switch. To replace, just push back into new one.

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possibility of a dimmer switch malfunction, did you check all the fuses under the dash and also under the hood. check thuroughly because you might have missed one.

And where your dimmer switch is, us a stanely knife on the corner and it should pop out.. peice of cake, the dimmer has 2 wires in it so you can take a volts tester to see if it gets current when your head lights are on. Alos if it is getting current only on 1 side you can bypass it for another test by just running a wire from both points.

Does your other dash peices light up like your ac controlls and your clock?
if so it might be part of the dash cluster has just burnt out, bulb wise and 3-4 screws around the cluster and it pulls out also. All hondas are like legos and they come apart Very simpley.

If it isnt either of those, then you might have a bad MFS witch is shot for multi function switch and it is the lever that controlls your lights. Its expensive to replace though and is a hastle to remove from the steering coloum to test.

Get yourself a volts, oms tester and check the dimmer switch 1st.
if thats alright then test with the wire.
if thats alright then check the back lights behind your cluster for burtn out bulbs,
and if all that looks good your down to the fuses might just look good, and the MFS

hope that narrows it down for you

Good Luck!

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check tailight and instr light fuse with a test light rather than visably

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Hi its rob here what make and model of car is it? it sounds like the light switch is faulty but that wouldnt stop the brake lights workin try two stop and tail light bulbs then if you have stop lights your switch is at fault

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best bet is get a WIRING DIAGRAM. you should have current (12 volts) on both sides of the fuse that works the tailights.if not there is probably a broken wire or a shorted wire leading up to the fuse. you kinda need the wiring diagram so u can see in which order the current "flows" which will help point u in the right direction.

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Check inside the cluster for one bad connection or loos wire; they are blow your fuses.

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WELL IF YOU HAVE DIGITAL DASH YOU HAVE TO REPLACE IT.SOME DASH CLUSTER HAS SMALL REPLACEABLE BULBS THEY CAN BE REPLACED.

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