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Dashboard lights and tail lights won't turn on

The other day I noticed that my dashboard light wouldn't turn on. I thought great I gotta get new fuses. Well then a couple days later I was pulled over and found out from the officer that my tail lights were out. (No ticket thank god) Why would my dashboard lights and tail lights not work when the head lights, brake lights and hazard lights all work fine? What can I do to fix this myself with out having to pay an arm and a leg to have some mechanic rip my dash board apart?

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  • ashetlersyr Mar 10, 2009

    Yes, it has a tilt wheel but I don't ever move it. I should mention that all weekend long the lights didn't work, then yesterday they worked all day. (just came on in the morning when I started the car and turned on the head light when I went to work) This morning, nothing again.

  • kdee07 Apr 21, 2009

    I have the exact same problem. I am thinking about going to a dealer but I don't want to get ripped off. Every time I drive over a bump or dip, they'll turn on and then later turn off. Every other light works except my dashboard and tail laights.

  • gangster1520 May 02, 2009

    my tail lights won't turn on when I pulled the switch.Is a 2006 Ford E250

    I checked the fuse it fine.All my other lights work fine I also checked the connectors they are fine also.What can I do to solve this problem.


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Does your vehicle have tilt wheel...that is a common problem and your brake light wires run down through the steering column

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