Asked in Buick Regal
Why would the gauge lights and radio lights go out when the automatic headlights come on in a 2000 Buick Regal LS?
the dash and radio lights are supposed to dim when the headlights come on. Make sure you have the brightness of the dash lights turned up as much as possible. ...
Why don't my dash lights or tail lights work on my 2002 Pontiac Grand Am Gt?
your fuse is blown. car manufacturerers make the dash lights go off when the tail light fuse blows so you know it is blown. ...
Asked in Chevy Cavalier Z24
Why do the dash board lights go out on a 2000 Chevy Cavalier Z24?
Just guessing without having it in front of me but, I would suspect the roller dimmer switch on the dash. I know that if it is unplugged, all dash lights go off. So check the plug-in for a short. ...
Asked in Ford Taurus, Dashboard Lights and Gauges
If the dash lights go out what is causing it on a 1997 Taurus?
You could have a blown fuse, these lights may also have a knob to dim them make sure this is on. ...
Your dash lights come on and stay on till you turn the head lights on then the dash lights go out If you drive the car down the road the dash lights come back on when you stop they go out 1987 Covette?
Check for a loose ground wire - sounds like lights are backfeeding searching for ground ...
Asked in Car Electronics and Lights
Is the dash light and the dome light on the same fuse?
No the dash lights should be with your parking lights. comment2: They are on separate circuits. Power usually goes from the "taillight fuse" to a small 5 amp dash light fuse and then to the dash dimmer wheel or knob. Then it feeds the dash lights. A blown tail light fuse makes the dash lights go out also. A blown dash fuse only affects the dash lights. ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
Why would the dash lights start bright and gradually go out also radio is out 1996 grand Cherokee?
Should be separate circuits for the dash lights and the radio. Look for loose/corroded connections on both power and ground wires. I would also check the dash light dimmer control switch. Verify you have power and ground at the radio. When the dash lights go out, verify power at the dash light fuse. It is going to take some detective work to locate the source of the problem. ...
Asked in Pontiac Vibe
On my 2004 Pontiac Vibe why do my dash lights go off when my auto head lights come on?
Check the dimmer setting for the dash lights. There should be a dial to adjust the brightness on the dash to the left of the steering wheel. ...
Asked in Headlights Tail and Brake Lights
Why does your dash lights go out when auto head lights go on?
In most cars there is an dash light adjustment of some sort. My guess is yours is turned down too far so the lights don't show. ...
Asked in Car Batteries
Will a bad battery cause dash lights to go on and off?
No. A bad battery is not causing your dash lights to go on and off. A different part is bad. Without equipment I have no idea what it is. ...
Why would the brake lights and dash go out when the headlights are turned on a 1989 Honda Prelude?
It may be wired wrong.
Asked in Dodge Dakota
Your 1998 dodge Dakota sport dash light and dome lights go off and then you can hit the brake they will dimI can push on the dash at the left side and they brighten can you help?
I've had some cars in the past with similar issues... The dimming dash lights upon braking turned out to be a weak battery. As the brake lights went on, it took power away from the dash lights. On another car, my dash lights would sometimes flicker. I found that the dimmer control was loose. Sometimes fiddling with that switch will help. ...
Why would the interior dash lights go out when you turn on the headlights in a Ford Explorer Limited?
Every vehicle that I've experienced this problem in was due to the tail light fuse being burned out. This condition is because the tail lights and dash lights share a common fuse, which makes the dash lights act as an indicator as to whether or not your tail lights are working (although, this doesn't indicate whether the bulbs are good or not). ...
Why would a 1999 Saturn have no tail lights and dash lights?
If you installed a trailer light set up you should go back and verify the connection or remove it to see it the problem goes away. I have had the same problem with other vehicles and yes the dash light are tied in with the tail lights. ...
Asked in Nissan Maxima
How do you replace the dash lights on a 2001 Nissan maxima?
Typically your dash lights go out when you are driving with no tail/brake lights. So check those fusses to see if one is blown, this is a safety feature. ...
Asked in Headlights Tail and Brake Lights, Ford Crown Victoria, Ford Escape XLT, Visible Light Spectrum
How do you turn the dome lights the lights underneath the dash when they don't go off after getting out of the car?
check your headlight switch or dash dimmer switch to be sure you do not have them turned on. ...