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I am having a problem with the instrument gauge cluster in my 1996 Chevy Cavalier 2.2L Coupe. I have been on here before for problems, and the best one was the dimmer switch could be bad. The problem is that the cluster lights, along with the A/C - Heater controls illumination does not come on AT ALL. Headlights still work, Stereo works fine, etc.. Can someone give me a link or explain/show how i replace the dimmer switch? If you think this may not be it please feel free for another explanation.

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Aside from the dimmer, there is also a 10 amp fuse you can see in the diagram below. Sorry I cannot find instructions on changing the dimmer, but if you can short the connector and get the lights to come on, then you will know it is bad.
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  • herman_g Oct 13, 2010

    i would replace the lamp dimmer module, as i remember they used to go bad a lot

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