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Old 03-07-2010, 08:51 PM   #1
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Cluster lights out, help

Anyone knows a reason why would the cluster lights die, and also all the bulbs that light up the buttons in the car? the fuses are good and bulbs aren't burnt. Could it be a bad fusebox?
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Old 03-07-2010, 09:49 PM   #2
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no other lights are out.. ur tail lights?
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Old 03-08-2010, 07:02 PM   #3
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right tail light is out as well, bulb is good. Break lights work tho
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Old 03-08-2010, 07:51 PM   #4
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all the dash lights are out ?
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Old 03-08-2010, 09:35 PM   #5
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Could be the fader in the headlight switch... if it fries, the interior lights go out, other than the glove box light, and maybe one other.
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Old 03-08-2010, 10:10 PM   #6
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There is a recharable battery that powers the circuit board. It is found behind the dash. Often these batteries seem to leak, and when they do, they short out the boards. This would definitely cause an issue with the lights on your dash (I know, half my dash lights and instruments weren't working, then I replaced the circuit board and everything worked right away). The explanation above seems a little more likely, but if that doesn't work, at least you have another option...good luck!
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Old 03-09-2010, 02:27 PM   #7
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I had the same problem a few months ago. It turned out that the headlight pull-switch was the problem. The cluster and dash lights would only come on if I yanked up (hard) on the switch while pulling it. Popped in a new switch and solved the problem.
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Old 03-10-2010, 12:49 AM   #8
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check your fuse box homie, 7.5A. I had the same issue. I had water leaking from a taillight shorting out my parking light(front and back) and the interior light+cluster.
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Old 03-13-2010, 10:09 AM   #9
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thanks for the replies, alot of useful info here. The rear right tail light is out, as well as front right parking light too. I'm gonna start checking all these shits.
P.s. Brent is it hard to get to that battery behind the dash?
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