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Lights in my Dashboard Quit working _ Gauge light is out on Eclipse 01

Lights in my Dashboard Quit working. My gauges inside my car in totally black at night. I checked the fuses inside the car, what else can i check? I can not see how fast I'm driving at night. I already checked the fuses inside the car and they look good.

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    bradley10 Nov 26, 2009

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If the fuses have checked out good then it's time to then check the switch that turns on the dash lights themselves, make sure that you have power going from the fuse, then remove the light switch that turns on your dash lights to see if you have a burnt contact or a bad pigtail.Then you can backprobe the switch itself, this should give you all power to your dashlights.Odds are all your dashlights did not burn out at once, so you can rule that out.But, check the switch, test for continuity, that should be your problem.Thx and have a good day...HOPE I HELPED!!!

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Guages not working,


If all voltages checked ok,then most probably its faulty instrument cluster board on which gauges are connected.Yes if cluster circuit board looks ok,then also it can be faulty.Somewhere there is minute short or burn on board then such prolem arises.
Also check the fuse box.One under hood and other under dash.Inspect each and every fuse and see if all are fine or not.
---------------For more troubleshooting on these cluster gauges i suggest you to refer the list of help links mentioned below.Its step by step instructions will help you to confirm the exact cause of problem in these conditions:---------
Click the link below:------

2004 Toyota Tundra: Oil Gauge and Temp Gauge Not Working?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2004-toyota-tundra-oil-gauge-and-temp.html

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2005 Lexus SC430: Fuel Door, Dome light and Fuel Gauge Fuse Location?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2005-lexus-sc430-fuel-door-will-not.html
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http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/04/toyota-4runner-temperature-gauge-sensor.html
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http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/06/2003-pontiac-grand-prix-erratic-fuel.html


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http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/temperature-gauge-keeps-fluctuating-up.html


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http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/temperature-gauge-on-dash-quit-working.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/dodge-neon-gauges-not-working.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/temperature-gauge-went-up.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/temperature-gauge-stays-at-cold-on.html
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How to replace Instrument panel and dashboard on Toyota car?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-replace-instrument-panel-and.html

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How to remove instrument panel on Chevrolet car?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-remove-instrument-panel-on.html

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http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-remove-control-panel-on-buick.html
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These details will help.Thanks.

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No guages working


If all voltages checked ok, then most probably its faulty instrument cluster board on which gauges are connected. Yes if cluster circuit board looks ok, then also it can be faulty. Somewhere there is minute short or burn on board then such problem arises.


Also check the fuse box. One under hood and other under dash.

Inspect each and every fuse and see if all are fine or not.


---------------

For more troubleshooting on these cluster gauges I suggest you to refer the list of help links mentioned below. Its step by step instructions will help you to confirm the exact cause of problem in these conditions: ---------


Click the link below: ------


2004 Toyota Tundra: Oil Gauge and Temp Gauge Not Working?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2004-toyota-tundra-oil-gauge-and-temp.html

--------------

2005 Lexus SC430: Fuel Door, Dome light and Fuel Gauge Fuse Location?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2005-lexus-sc430-fuel-door-will-not.html

----------

Toyota 4Runner: Temperature Gauge Sensor

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/04/toyota-4runner-temperature-gauge-sensor.html

------------

Temperature gauge sits over half way mark?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/temperature-gauge-sits-over-half-way.html

---------------

Heater blows intermittently and temp gauge goes erratic?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/heater-blows-intermittently-and-temp.html

----------

Temperature gauge does not move and no heat when heater is ON?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/temperature-gauge-does-not-move-and-no.html

-----------

2003 Pontiac Grand Prix: Erratic Fuel Gauge?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/06/2003-pontiac-grand-prix-erratic-fuel.html

-----------

Temperature gauge keeps fluctuating up and down close to red?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/temperature-gauge-keeps-fluctuating-up.html

-------------

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/temperature-gauge-on-dash-quit-working.html

---------------

Fuel gauge jumps from empty to full?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/fuel-gauge-jumps-from-empty-to-full.html

--------------

Gas gauge stuck on empty on 2002 Mercedes Benz 240c?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/02/gas-gauge-stuck-on-empty-on-2002.html

---------------

Oldsmobile Temperature Gauge Lamp Switch?

-----------------

Fuel gauge drops to Empty?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/fuel-gauge-drops-to-empty.html

----------------

Dodge neon gauges not working?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/dodge-neon-gauges-not-working.html

------------

Temperature gauge went up?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/temperature-gauge-went-up.html

------------

Temperature gauge stays At cold on jaguar?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/temperature-gauge-stays-at-cold-on.html

-----------

How to replace Instrument panel and dashboard on Toyota car?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-replace-instrument-panel-and.html

-----------

How to remove instrument panel on Chevrolet car?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-remove-instrument-panel-on.html

-----------

How to remove control panel on Buick regal?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-remove-control-panel-on-buick.html

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These details will help.

Thanks.

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---------light bulb under dash replacement?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/heating-knob-light-bulb-under-dash.html

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Parking lights, tail lights and dash lights not working? http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/parking-lightstail-lights-and-dash.html

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How to replace Instrument panel and dashboard?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-replace-instrument-panel-and.html

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Tail lights and dash light fuse keeps blowing? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/tail-lights-and-dash-light-fuse-keeps.html

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This will help.

Thanks.

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