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Old 01-14-2006, 02:13 AM
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Dim Dash lights

I have a 78 ranchero, and the dash lights are not very bright, the headlights and taillights are plenty bright but for some reason the dash lights are pretty hard to see. If anyone has any ideas, I am up for some suggestions. Thanks Rob.

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If remember the dash light control on your car is on the light switch by turning it left or right. If that doesn't increase or decrease dash lights I would try a new switch. You should be able to get one from any n.a.p. dealer
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Another possibility is that some of the bulbs may be burn't out, I found this recently on my wifes car. The last couple of years the dash was getting harder and harder to see at night, new bulbs and cleaned and polished the lenses inside and out made it like new again. One other thing if you take it apart is to use a detail brush on the gauge faces to remove any dust that may have accumulated over the years. WARNING! Do not wipe the faces of the gauge with any type of cleaner, you could end up with a ruined gauge face.
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