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1995 Saab 900S Dash lights intermittent

My 95 saab dash lights are having the intermittent problem where they work on startup and during the day, but not at night. I have heard I should replace the potentiometer, but what if that doesn't work? I hear that there is a light sensor for the "black panel" feature which might be causing this problem in low-light situtations. I tried a potentiomar (rheostat) from the 93 model and nothing worked.

Also, I have noticed that the HID still works, when the dash lights don't, but falters under heavy accelleration. Any thoughts what this is?

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Did you check you headlight switch for power to the rheostat? please rate -Jeff

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