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Unread 01-23-2012, 05:19 PM   #31
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i just trew mine in the oven for about 5 minutes and it fixed it

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Unread 01-24-2012, 07:23 PM   #32
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i just trew mine in the oven for about 5 minutes and it fixed it
For how long and what did u preheat the oven to?
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Unread 01-25-2012, 09:38 AM   #33
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5 minutes and about 350
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Unread 01-26-2012, 10:49 AM   #34
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5 minutes and about 350
Thanks for the info. Btw how much of the switches case did u remove before heating it up in the oven?
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Unread 01-26-2012, 03:35 PM   #35
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not sure how i missed this before. i replaced my switch about a year ago with one from the junkyard....that just the other day began to act up. i will definatly use this write up for my repair...great info. thanks
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Unread 01-26-2012, 07:08 PM   #36
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everything i just trew the board in there
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Unread 01-27-2012, 09:22 PM   #37
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would this fix my dim lights? mine don't flicker they just stay dim all the time, i replaced every bulb, it's just the slider that's screwed.
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Unread 01-27-2012, 11:46 PM   #38
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im doing mine tomorrow ,how did you come up with the oven idea?
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Unread 02-06-2012, 09:07 AM   #39
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great info!

I subscribed! Once I take care of important fixes, like brakes, better tires, I'll start to tackle some of the minor electrical glitches, Thanks for the info!
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Unread 02-09-2012, 11:27 AM   #40
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Great writeup! Gonna do this on the weekend.
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Unread 02-09-2012, 05:07 PM   #41
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Enjoyed the write up. Not sure tho if this describes the issue I'm having. On my 93 I always use the "auto" on the headlights and they always stay on at night, but there are also times when they come on during the middle of a sunny day. Biggest issue is that I can't see my VIC, overhead computer or radio face do to the dimness of the lights (night mode). Thanks for any input.
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Unread 03-19-2012, 09:03 PM   #42
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So I did this today start to finish it was about 15min. And so far works great thanks for the write up!
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Unread 03-21-2012, 10:38 AM   #43
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I'm elated to see this has helped so many people. Cheers!
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Unread 03-21-2012, 10:49 AM   #44
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It's probably helped more people than you think. I give out your link anytime someone needs the fix for this problem. I used it myself. Good writeup.
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Unread 03-21-2012, 11:12 AM   #45
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Will this work for faulty fog lights? My instrument clusters do dim, but also occasionally when hitting a bump my fog lights will turn off.
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