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Old Dec 20, 2017, 08:41 PM
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Dash Light Issues...Any help appreciated

For my IX MR, I just had the dealership perform the air bag recall and flash update (since i'm not flashed currently). For them to do the work, I had to remove some of my under-dash wiring from my gauges, radar detector, etc. After I got it back, I took the next month or so to change the location of my Defi gauges and install my AEM wideband. I installed the o2 sensor through the passenger side floor grommet, and wired in the AEM to the lighter fuse using a fuse tap, which is working fine.

When I drove it to work this morning, I noticed that many of my interior lights are not working. The lights that are working are: A/C panel and speedo / main gauge cluster. The lights that are not working are: lights to the left of the speedo/main gauge cluster (ACD, dimmer), hazard lights switch, cigarette lighter, ash tray light.

I've checked the fuses, including the engine bay fuse related to the radio/dome light (in the yellow clip) and everything seems good. Any other ideas as to what may cause this?

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Old Dec 21, 2017, 08:02 AM
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Not sure if its relevant, but during the relocation of the defi gauges I did remove the standard MR gauges and its wiring.
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For my IX MR, I just had the dealership perform the air bag recall and flash update (since i'm not flashed currently). For them to do the work, I had to remove some of my under-dash wiring from my gauges, radar detector, etc. After I got it back, I took the next month or so to change the location of my Defi gauges and install my AEM wideband. I installed the o2 sensor through the passenger side floor grommet, and wired in the AEM to the lighter fuse using a fuse tap, which is working fine.

When I drove it to work this morning, I noticed that many of my interior lights are not working. The lights that are working are: A/C panel and speedo / main gauge cluster. The lights that are not working are: lights to the left of the speedo/main gauge cluster (ACD, dimmer), hazard lights switch, cigarette lighter, ash tray light.

I've checked the fuses, including the engine bay fuse related to the radio/dome light (in the yellow clip) and everything seems good. Any other ideas as to what may cause this?

I tried attaching a picture, but my iPhone keeps spinning it so I apologize in advance.
Im having the same exact problem same day I swapped out my gauges too any luck lmk
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Old Jun 9, 2018, 10:30 AM
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Im having almost the same issue, except my ac panel lights and my volt, oil temp, and boost gauge lights are not lighting up after getting the most recent passenger side air bag recall.
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Old Jul 23, 2018, 12:42 PM
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Anyone figure this out? Half my main gauge cluster is out. Coolant temp, Lancer logo, fuel gauge. Other half is fine. This happened right after the Takata recall.
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I had to take my car back to the dealership. They found that it was rheostat fuse. But what your going through, thag had happen to me during the first airbag recall, which was just the light bulbs being bad.
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Old Jul 24, 2018, 10:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Atmz25
I had to take my car back to the dealership. They found that it was rheostat fuse. But what your going through, thag had happen to me during the first airbag recall, which was just the light bulbs being bad.
Thanks. I'll start with the bulbs. What fuse are you referencing? Looks like there was a typo in your message.
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Old Jul 24, 2018, 12:36 PM
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sorry it was in the rheostat circuit that they found a fuse to be blown
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Literally same spot for me, the whole right side of the cluster is out. I have yet to take it apart to check the bulbs but it happened right after the airbag recall. Lmk if you happen to find any information. It doesnt bother me until I drive at night lmao. Thanks.
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Originally Posted by RendragSemaj
Literally same spot for me, the whole right side of the cluster is out. I have yet to take it apart to check the bulbs but it happened right after the airbag recall. Lmk if you happen to find any information. It doesnt bother me until I drive at night lmao. Thanks.
Pulled the cluster the other day. Some bulbs were just dead (confirmed by swapping two). About five are just straight up missing. I'm just going to fix this myself. Dealership is a bunch of clowns. I have no idea how this happened because they replaced my airbag inflator.
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Pulled the cluster the other day. Some bulbs were just dead (confirmed by swapping two). About five are just straight up missing. I'm just going to fix this myself. Dealership is a bunch of clowns. I have no idea how this happened because they replaced my airbag inflator.
Wow, they really are. Glad it wasn't something bigger than that but very strange. I will get around to taking my cluster out to check and let you know if its the same for me. Thanks.
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Update: new bulbs and replacing those that were missing solved the issue.
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Update: new bulbs and replacing those that were missing solved the issue.
Glad to hear that man. Do you think something happened when they did the recall and it shorted the lights out on the right side of the cluster? Still haven't taken mine out to verify yet.
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Glad to hear that man. Do you think something happened when they did the recall and it shorted the lights out on the right side of the cluster? Still haven't taken mine out to verify yet.
Everything worked fine when I took it in, everything did not work fine when I got it back. Some bulbs were missing entirely. So \_(?)_/
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