Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2004 20:36:43 -0000
From: "Pidgeonpost" <pidgeonpostnopsamail.com>
Subject: Re: 9000 CSE dash lights


...thanks for the clues folks. Will check this out soonest. I did give the dimmer switch a quick couple of rotations first time this failure occured. It made no difference at that time, but, as you say, it could be the switch is on the way out.... "risong" <risongnopsamnet> wrote in message news:6vtRb.1138$fZ6.505nopsamread06... > I just had the same problem on my 95 9000. I cleaned the rheostat dimmer > switch, but it only worked for a few days. I ended up replacing it and > solved the problem. Works great now. > > Good luck > > "king doodle squat" <neggerscheggersnopsamtspam.com> wrote in message > news:bv47bm$bs3$1nopsamn.btinternet.com... > > I had a similar problem before with the rotary dimmer switch to adjust the > > brightness of the lights. You could try to prise it out & clean the > > contacting surfaces of it (very fine emery cloth should do it) or replace > > it. At the same time check the plug connection to the back of the dimmer. > > > > hth > > > > kds :-) > > > > > > "Pidgeonpost" <pidgeonpostnopsamail.com> wrote in message > > news:bv3rfd$5ul$1nopsamg2.svr.pol.co.uk... > > > Hello...a couple of times lately the dashboard lights on my 96 9000 > > (2.3LPT) > > > have either failed to light up as soon as the lights are switched on > (but > > > then come on after a few minutes), or they go out and then come on again > > > whilst driving. Clearly this sounds like a dodgy connection somewhere. > Are > > > there any favourite places before a total teardown takes place > please...? > > > > > > Thanks, > > > > > > > > > > > >

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