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Old 12-04-2011, 09:26 PM
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I just picked up a great D250 Diesel. It all works great and still going strong after 310000 miles. The one problem I have if that I cannot get the dash lights to illuminate -- I have checked the dimmer switch and fuses, but still no luck. Any suggestions?

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I'd guess the headlight switch; they're notorious for burning out. I think there's a fuse, maybe 3 amps, for the dash lights as well so might be a quick fix, ... I assume you twisted the switch to be sure it wasn't on the "dim" setting.
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My d150's weren't working, i took the gauges apart and lightly sanded the copper that controls the lights and sockets that touch it and then they worked again, just wasnt making good contact!
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I spent the money on a new (expensive!) headlight switch...had lights for a couple of days...mine keeps blowing the fuse as well though...
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Look for wiring that is rubbing underneath where the radio goes, I had this happen and it would blow those lights as well!
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