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NO DASH LIGHTS


i have a 97 cadi sls. the dash lights are out so i cant see anything a night. also the daylight sentinel is unop. thought about changing switch but cant fihure how to remove.pls help.

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  • Anonymous Jun 23, 2008

    I have a 1997 eldorado and the dash lights only stay on for a minute first thing in the morning then go out. Is there a short or is it the black sensor on the dash

  • bdilbeck Nov 28, 2008

    My Dash lights and head lights go out each night. I can turn the headlights on manual but nothing on the dash lights.

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SOURCE: my car turns but wont start has gas 1990 cadi deville

maybe ur fuel pump needs replacing. if fuel pump goes out no gas to egnition. or your fuel pump relay might have blown chech owners manual or relays.

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SOURCE: dash lights dont work at night

test and replace the dash light dimmer control reheostat switch.

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need to replace bulbs in dash.behind fuel gauge and info center.

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SOURCE: 1994 Eldorado ETC, it has no dash lights to light

the dash lights are usually on the tailight fuse so check there.

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check accesorie,radio,backup and dome lights fuses under hood and under the steering wheel,main fuse for that is dome light so check that first and should work and if the light wont get brighter then change the switch for making brighter lights on speedometer.if my info was of any help to you please leave a comment,vote,note.thankyou

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