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NO. 6 INSTRUMENT CLUSTER ILLUMINATION DOES NOT ILLUMINATE [INSTRUMENT CLUSTER]



6

Instrument cluster illumination does not illuminate

POSSIBLE CAUSE

  • Instrument cluster malfunction

  • Connector or pin malfunction

  • Fuse malfunction


Diagnostic procedure

STEP

INSPECTION

ACTION

1

  • Turn the light switch to the TNS position.

  • Does the instrument cluster illumination turn on?

Yes

Troubleshooting completed.

No

Go to the next step.

2

  • Does the non-illumination include the entire instrument cluster?

Yes

Go to the next step.

No

Replace the instrument cluster.

3

  • Inspect the ROOM and ILLUMI fuse.

  • Are the fuses normal?

Yes

Go to the next step.

No

Replace the fuse.

  • If the fuse is melted, inspect the wiring harness for short to ground. Repair or replace the wiring harness, then replace the fuse.

4

  • Turn the ignition switch off.

  • Inspect the instrument cluster connector terminals for poor connection (such as damaged/pulled-out pins, and corrosion).

  • Are the terminals normal?

Yes

Replace the instrument cluster.

No

Repair or replace the terminal.




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