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post #1 of 6 Old 05-22-2013, 06:56 PM Thread Starter
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Instrument lights not working

My instrument lights (all except turn signal indicators) aren't working. I switched out all the bulbs and nothing. Where should I start?

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post #2 of 6 Old 05-24-2013, 09:32 AM
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Chris, have you checked all fuses ?
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post #3 of 6 Old 05-24-2013, 01:12 PM
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Make sure there is a good ground to the instrument cluster board.

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post #4 of 6 Old 05-24-2013, 08:03 PM
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Mine too, i tried to clean contacts, i think it could be headlight switch on mine. Not sure,

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post #5 of 6 Old 05-25-2013, 01:28 PM
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Mine did the same thing.Try running a wire from the speedo screws on the back to ground and test the lights. Mine lost ground and this is the repair I did to fix.
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post #6 of 6 Old 05-25-2013, 03:58 PM
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Mine worked after I rotated my headlight switch back and forth a few times.

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