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Air conditioner / heater control panel shows lights at the top and bottom buttons but the middle buttons do nothing and no longer light up. I took it to Toyota and they said it was a bad A/C control panel but that was changed and the issue is the same. I took it back to Toyota and they did worked on it for 2 days and they said it was the dash wiring harness. There are 2 caps missing on 2 of the slots. They said it would cost $4-5,000 to replace. I found the wiring harness online for $200 but I am reluctant to change out this part as I don't think this is the issue. If the caps were the problem then the Land Cruiser has been without them for at least 5 years with no issue. I am frustrated and do not want to sink any more money into something that might not work. Any suggestions?

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I am assuming that you have a series 80 diesel engine and that it has run for about 100,000 kms hence the warning light and the changing of the timing belt. Based on the instructions of its repair manual you need to "remove the grommet off from the speedometer and turn off the lamp by pushing the warning light reset switch, then replace the grommet." Alternately, you can try to reset the entire computer of the vehicle by removing the battery cables for a couple of minutes. Pls note that some car radios/head units would revert to security default (ask for a code) when power is completely removed.

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I think you are low on refrigerant in the system, you may have a leak, you will need to hook up pressure guages to determine the exact cause.

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I am going to guess that the peanut bulb in the knob is burned out.

I had a similar problem with my 2003 4Runner and changed the bulb and it worked fine.

The dealer told me it would take about 8 hours to change the 3 dollar bulb. I looked in my manual and it took me between 5 and 10 minutes tops.

I don't remember what the bulb number is. I do know that I had to get it from a Toyota dealer and not a regular auto parts store.

Hope this helps.

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Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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