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Re: Dashboard illumination dead

Postby lancerdarryl » Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:49 pm

Go through the obvious stuff....fuses,make sure no plugs have come loose.Cant give you a specific thing to look for I've never seen this problem before. Good luck
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Re: Dashboard illumination dead

Postby lancerdarryl » Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:54 am

Good result,amazing what a reset will fix!
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Re: Dashboard illumination dead

Postby aspir3 » Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:43 am

I was going to suggest resetting the system by disconnecting the battery.
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Re: Dashboard illumination dead

Postby Quismiff » Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:06 am

It used to be linked to the tail lights, if your dash went dead you knew your tail lights weren't working, replace the tail light fuse and it would all come right again.

In newer more electronically controlled cars it could be any number of things, but if even an OBD code doesn't flash, then it is a mystery of the car gremlins...

possibly a relay fault somewhere? they are usually harder to check than fuses.
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Re: Dashboard illumination dead

Postby bumblebee » Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:55 am

How old is the vehicle battery ?
A bettery thats on its way out can cause all kinds of silly errors

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Re: Dashboard illumination dead

Postby burfadel » Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:27 pm

For Supercheap Auto club membera they have a special 20 percent of all Century Ultra Hi Performance batteries in all stores, 5-7 pm Wednesday 27 September only. Check store times :). Not sure if it's valid through pickup on the website and being logged in. Great opportunity to get a 75D23L

Apparently if you aren't a member yet it's $5 to join, but you get $10 credit today so you're in fact $5 ahead! You can use that extra $5 on your 20 percent discounted Century 75D23L :).
http://www.supercheapauto.com.au/clubplus
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Re: Dashboard illumination dead

Postby Lancer1993 » Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:49 pm

I'll be popping in, got some credit plus more to be used only tomorrow from 5-7.

Also I saw somewhere if you spend $20 or more you'll get a free gift.
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Re: Dashboard illumination dead

Postby jjb » Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:52 am

burfadel wrote:Great opportunity to get a 75D23L


Is this a good battery to have? Just had a quick look and it looks/ sounds pretty good.. My battery may be on it's way out, so might look at picking one up!

Also, anyone know if the Club Member's thing tonight will bring the discounted price ($176) down even further??


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Re: Dashboard illumination dead

Postby bumblebee » Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:00 pm

Yes the 75D23L is a great battery to have
I doubt you will get it much cheaper then $176

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Re: Dashboard illumination dead

Postby jjb » Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:07 pm

Cheers for the info bumblebee

Was just wondering, what exactly the deal is with these Club Members nights, because the batteries, etc. are already on special, so is there extra/ specific items on sale only for the night, additional to these?? I've never been to one, but will go check it out tonight, i think

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Re: Dashboard illumination dead

Postby bumblebee » Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:22 pm

They usually have deals just for those few hours.
Its usually worth going to and have at least a look around
Never know what you might find

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Re: Dashboard illumination dead

Postby bumblebee » Wed Sep 27, 2017 4:58 pm

Im at supercheapauto now
Just ran their "battery selector dudad" on the shelf and picked the lancer cj
The only battery it says that they have to fit is the 75D23LMF from century
I just checked with staff
I can get it for $151 plus $10 fitting

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Re: Dashboard illumination dead

Postby burfadel » Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:13 am

That's an exceptionally good price!
I might add a pic of my car once I style the exterior a bit :).


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