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Fuses what fuse are the instrument panel lights on

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  • mistyacres Aug 20, 2008

    Both fuses are good, could it be a burnt out bulb? If so, where is the bulb located?

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    mistyacres@centurytel.net

  • mistyacres Aug 20, 2008

    When I turn the dimmer switch all the way on, the dome light comes on but that's it. None of the dash lights up, so am I safe to assume it's the dimmer switch?

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    how to change the dome light bulb

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You will have a gauges fuse that is 10amp. and a ctsy fuse that is 20 amp they run off one of those. if all lights work other thann interior lights try sliding dimmer back and forth several times this can help with corrosion on it

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    TripleTauto Aug 20, 2008

    you have several bulbs in the instrument panel.I assume your lights for the speedo and gauges arent working.if just one section doesnt work then it is a bulb.I would suspect the instrument dimmer switch.if the whole thing is out.like i said if you move this back and worth several times you might see the lights flicker on and this will tell you it is the problem

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    TripleTauto Aug 20, 2008

    the dimmer switch would be most probable cause if all fuses are good. it is best to check the fuses with a test light,and check all fuses to be sure we didnt overlook one. if you have done that then yes i would say dimmer switch

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