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Old 04-27-2010, 08:48 PM
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the dashboard lights on my 95 honda accord stopped working a couple months ago. any idea on how much $$$ it would cost to fix this??
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all of them at once, or one at a time?

did you verify your fuses are in tact - with a volt meter?
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all of them started to flicker on and off and then they completely turned off. The srs, check engine light, etc all still work though. I haven't done it with a voltmeter but I changed out the fuses for it and it still doesn't work
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could be a loose connection at the harness, could be a short, etc. but it's associated with the wiring and fusing - not the lamps themselves. the indicators are usually a separate fuse from the dash illumination which is why they still work.

it could also be a bad dimmer pot - there is usually a **** that allows you to adjust the brighness of your dash lights. if that fails, it can cause this problem also. try playing with that **** and see if you can get them to come back on.

did you install an aftermarket radio at that time?
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yeah i did install a aftermarket radio. can that cause the dash lights to not work?
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lol. yes. if you connected the illumination wire incorrectly it would turn off your dash lights.

what did you do with the orange wires in the radio harness? (orange/white and orange/black and maybe just orange)
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well i wasn't the one who installed it best buy did... but the lights still worked for a couple months after it was installed
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Well, what if your dash lights didn't work before the aftermarket radio? My dash lights in the middle ( AC controls. etc.) 90 % of the time don't work. But some days they will. for about one drive.
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refer to my second reply.
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did u try turning the **** yet?
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