Question about 1999 Mazda Protege
All the fuses are fine and the start up lights come on but there is no backlight to the instrument panel
I don't have a clear wiring diagram for just the dash lights, but it looks like the lights get power from the fuse and the dimmer switch provides the ground side of the circuit. American cars are the opposite.
So if you do not have power going into the dimmer I would look for a problem in the harness or the circuit board on the cluster.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
start looking at the wiring harness in the door frame it sounds like it is broken
failing thet did it get wet recently ?
water inside of switches will film the contacts and all of a suden they dont work
or might it have been pop
the wife spilled diet coke on a keyboard once
took about 40 seconds 1/2 te keys stoped working.
diet coke plus switches epecialy in newer cars doesnt work well unless you dont want em to work ever again
Posted on Aug 03, 2009
The instrument panel dimmer switch is to the left of the steering column, underneath the mirror adjustment knob.
Posted on May 15, 2012
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