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Date: 22 Sep 2001 06:15:14 GMT
From: johnra1975nopsamcom (johnra1975)
Subject: Re: Dash lights are always on - what is broken?

>I have exactly the same situation (problem?) on my 87 900 Turbo. So, >I guess it was ment to be this way. It is quite annoying though. My >85 900 S dashboard switched on when lights went on, much more >sensible. I live in NYC (streets are lit) and have forgotten to >switch the headlights on some nights because my dash is illuminated. >I have owned the '87 for over 2 years and always thought that someone >had screwed with the electrical system. Any other 87s out there to >confirm that this is the norm? Anyone know a painless way to re-wire >the dashboard so that it is only on when lights are on? TIA > >Via Regia > The 1987 900 series the instrument cluster lights are contolled by the ignition switch [At least in the USA]. IMHO, don't waste your time on this. If you want, turn the pot on the instrument cluster at the same time that you turn your lights on and off, but don't start messing with the wiring of the system over something petty as that.. Done, fixed, over, good... John Rausch 86 900S 87 900S 88 900 SPG 92 900 TC

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