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06/06/2005 10:55:09   Simon C   None of my instrument backup lights are working (the indicator, high beam and low fuel warning lights are working though).

I've replaced the bulbs and checked the fuses - is there a relay switch I should look out for, or something else that may have become disconnected?

I would really appreciate any help you can give me!


Thanks,


Simon  
06/06/2005 12:24:57   Alistair   Check the condition of the rheostat, they die after a while due to corrosion of the contacts. I would just bypass the rheostat by joining the two wires together.  
06/06/2005 12:40:24   Richard   Quite common this problem, do as above to check if this is the case.  
06/06/2005 14:04:20   Steve H   Ive never seen a 96 where the rheostat has worked.  
06/06/2005 16:45:23   Richard   I have two out, so that's a 50pc failure rate, the other two are ok. I will take one out sometime and see what I can do with them or source a replacement.  
06/06/2005 17:36:04   Simon C   Thanks for replying - I'll look into it tonight.  
06/06/2005 21:38:41   Simon Coleman   Thanks fellas - worked a treat - I can now see how slowly I'm going - in the dark!  


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