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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Digital display on climate control is very dim on

It's pretty easy to fix.
1. Remove "wood" trim from below module.
2. Remove 2 screws from tabs at sides of module
3. Remove module (may neeed to pry a little, it's tight.) and connector plug.
4. Remove 2 screws and seperate halves of module
5. Unplug harness to from circuit board (pull the plug, not the wires)
6. Pull the 2 plastic tabs at back of box to remove circuit board, which will now slide out.
7. Inspect the board. On mine, 4 tan components with a single lead coming out each end had cold (gray in color) solder joints. I simply resoldered the joints, reassembled and it's perfect.
8 ***NOTE After reinstalling, start the car and run for a full minute before touching any buttons...this somehow sychronizes the module.

Enjoy!

Posted on Jan 28, 2010

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SOURCE: 1997 ford falcon fairmont,the led

Never heard of a 97 Ford Falcon Fairmont. What model do you actually have. Ford quit making the Falcon and the Fairmont many years ago.

Posted on Nov 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Climate Control Problem

I had the same problem. Push the top right corner of the panel surrounding the LED display hard and see if it works again. If it does, disassemble and the reassemble the panel and it should be working again. It worked for me. I hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

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SOURCE: looking for the fuse that would control the

look behind the glove box to the right, there is a fuse panel just above the right kick panel.

Posted on Apr 10, 2010

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2006 Chevy express 2500 instrument panel lights stopped working after two wires touched going to tow switch. No blown fuses


Which I/P lights ? Instrument cluster , radio , HVAC control panel etc.... All the I/P light's are controlled by the BCM - body control module . Do you know about electronic control modules ?
DTC B2610 Passenger Compartment Dimming 1 Circuit
The body control module (BCM) receives a variable voltage signal from the instrument panel (I/P) dimmer switch requesting to illuminate the instrument panel controls illumination lamps to a desired intensity. When this occurs, the BCM directly sends a variable voltage based on the I/P dimmer switch position on the backlight lamps control circuit, instrument panel lamps dimming control circuit, and the LED dimming signal circuit.
Voltage for the backlight lamps control circuit, instrument panel lamps dimming control circuit, and the LED dimming signal circuits is from the TBC 3 fuse 16 in the underhood fuse block directly through the BCM to these circuits.

• Perform a visual inspection for loose or poor connections at all related components. Refer to Testing for Intermittent Conditions and Poor Connections in Wiring Systems.
• A short to ground in the following circuits will cause the TBC 3 fuse to open:
- The backlight lamps control
- The instrument panel lamps dimming control
- The LED dimming signal
- Battery positive voltage from the underhood fuse block TBC 3 fuse
• An open in the TBC 3 fuse will cause the BCM to set the following DTC:
- B0951
- B2610
- B2625

DTC B2615 Passenger Compartment Dimming 2 Circuit
DTC B2620 Display Dimming Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) Input Circuit
DTC B2625 Display Dimming Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) Output Circuit
Do you know how to Test for a high resistance, an open, a short to ground, or a short to voltage in the following circuits. Refer to Circuit Testing and Wiring Repairs in Wiring Systems.
• 5-volt reference
• The dimming input
• The dimming return

Tow/Haul mode enables the operator to achieve enhanced shift performance when towing or hauling a load. When tow/haul mode is selected, the tow/haul switch input signal to the body control module (BCM) is momentarily toggled to zero volts. This signals the powertrain control module (PCM) or transmission control module (TCM) to extend the length of time between upshifts and increase transmission line pressure. Cycling the tow/haul switch again disables tow/haul mode and returns the transmission to a normal shift pattern.

After reading all the pertinent info. to your problem, doing testing ,Checking for DTC'S -diagnostic trouble codes in the BCM , checking power and ground's for the BCM an checking voltage at the tow / haul switch to and from the BCM .is where i would start . Do you know how to do electrical testing ? Read a wire diagram ? If not there are videos on youtube for learning how to do basic automotive electrical testing , how to read wiring diagrams etc... You can find free wiring diagrams at
http://www.bbbind.com/free_tsb.html The only thing with this is you don't have info. saying where componet location's are . This is were factory service info would be helpful

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Which fuse is for the instrument panel back lighting?


Does the radio play ? Are any other back lighting components not lighting ? Does the HVAC control panel light up ? You probably need new radio !
The second interior lighting group includes lamps which may be dimmed. This group may use a combination of vacuum fluorescent (VF) illumination, LED illumination and incandescent lamps.
When the ignition switch is turned to the RUN position, the radio VF display turns ON at maximum brightness. When the park lamps are ON, all incandescent and LED back lighting turn ON at the dimming level indicated by the instrument panel (I/P) dimmer switch. At the same time all VF displays dim to match the indicated dimming level. The panel dimmer switch potentiometer is an input to the body control module (BCM). When the driver selects a dimming setting by moving the I/P dimming switch potentiometer, all incandescent back lighting lamps are provided with a specific voltage. When the I/P dimmer switch is moved from MIN to MAX, all VF displays, as well as all incandescent back lighting respond from minimum intensity to maximum brightness in response to the I/P dimmer switch.

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not sure if it is the same as mine but mine had 2 lights behind temp control setting if one is burned out that might be why it is so dim. also my lights were not led they used regular bulbs so when I replaced them I put in led lights I got off e-bay. if the lights are working you likely have a bad connection somewhere you can try hooking a volt meter up one side to the positive on the battery and the other on the negative on the light if that reads good reverse it hook one end to the negative on the battery and the other to the positive on the light and see if it reads good just make sure there is power to the light socket when you test it. if one side is showing low volts that is likely the bad side and you will half to start checking wires on that side

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Looking for the fuse that would control the climate control LED Display. everything works just cant see anything


look behind the glove box to the right, there is a fuse panel just above the right kick panel.

Apr 10, 2010 | 1999 Buick Park Avenue

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I have a 2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L DOHC Engine - Climate Control


Might be the same....You may want to do the diagnosis proceedure. Alot of times its the door actuators. Servos in replace of old cable design. Usually it will be a code 46. DOOR BLEND ACTUATOR SHORT TO BATTERY.
The DTC's can be checked with the MTC control and the Odometer Display of the Mechanical Instrument Cluster if a DRBIII® scan tool is not available. The MTC control can only be placed into the diagnostic mode while the engine is running and the vehicle is not moving. To place the system into it's diagnostic mode, adjust the MTC control to the following settings:
  1. The engine must be running with vehicle not moving.
  2. The fan speed set to any speed except OFF.
  3. The temperature control knob in full cold (full counterclockwise position).
  4. The mode control knob must be placed in Defrost position (full clockwise position).
  5. The A/C button can be On or Off.
  6. Press and hold the rear window defogger (EBL) button until the mechanical instrument cluster odometer display indicates an "AC00". The BCM will chime once and the MTC A/C button LED will begin blinking.
  7. Release the EBL button and wait until the MTC A/C button LED stops blinking. This means that the error check and climate control door calibration is complete. NOTE: It is important that no other control knob or button is pushed until all DTC's are read. Pushing any button except the A/C button or turning a control knob will end the diagnostic test without showing the rest of the DTC's. There also may be other DTC's stored in the BCM not related to the climate control system. These DTC's can only be found using the DRBIII® scan tool.
    DTC's related to the MTC control head will appear on the odometer display in numerical form after the letters "AC". The odometer display will return to normal operation if no DTC's are found. If a problem is found, then the odometer will display the letters "A/C" followed by the DTC number. The odometer display can only show one DTC at a time. Under certain circumstances, more than one DTC could be in the memory. To scroll through any additional DTC's, press the A/C button on the MTC control. The BCM will beep each time the A/C button is pushed. Continue pushing the A/C button and recording the DTC's until the odometer returns to normal operation (note the letters AC will dissapear.

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Climate Control Problem


I had the same problem. Push the top right corner of the panel surrounding the LED display hard and see if it works again. If it does, disassemble and the reassemble the panel and it should be working again. It worked for me. I hope this helps.

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Climate controls are now in Celsius. HELP


On your DIC (driver information center) to the left you will see 3 buttons arranged vertically.
The ENG/MET button is used to switch between english and metric. Push that button until all displays are in english, that should return your climate control to fahrenheit.

Once you have completed that, push and hold the "reset" button down for 2 seconds ( button just below the ENG/MET button). That should reset you DIC to the default brightness as well as your other displays.

Give it a try and let me know.
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