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Dash light problem

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Hey guys, here's a not-too-pressing question for you. The lights on the dash of my '00 986 recently stopped working. The digital section of the gauges still works and the digital section of the climate control still works. However, when i turn the lights on, the analog gauges don't come on, nor do the buttons for climate control. I also noticed that the ash/change tray light doesn't come on either. This seems to point to some switch problem (probably the light switch) but i wanted to see if anyone could provide more insight into this. Thanks.

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i checked them but i didn't see that there was a fuse specific to the gauge lights that are activated by the headlight switch. if there is a fuse for this purpose, let me know and i'll look again (actually, i'll look again anyways...).

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There is a specific fuse - its A5(15A) and it supplies Bus Bar 10 that the lighting distribution you mention comes from (t58). Upstream of the fuse, its supplied from terminal 56 of the light switch (KL58 on the switch) a solid green wire.

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i still haven't had a chance to check things out. however, i should also mention that the signal (beeping) that lets you know that you've left your lights on is also not working. just thought i'd throw that out incase it shed more light on things (no pun intended). thanks.

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