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Digi dash dimmer - flickering to full-on: Fix tips?


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#1 BeefaRu

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Posted 23 October 2006 - 05:17 PM

The dimmer wheel that dims the digi speedo etc is acting up once in a while.

It still dims but then it constantly flickers up to full on. Just curious if anyone has experience fixing this.

Thanks! -E

#2 GeneralDisorder

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Posted 23 October 2006 - 08:33 PM

It's a rheostat, and it needs to be cleaned. You can take it out and try, but usually I just work them back and forth rapidly a few times to knock the carbon off the contacts.

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#3 daeron

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Posted 24 October 2006 - 05:44 AM

good to know.. the QD Electronics cleaner used for the MAF sensor cleaning would be an ideal solution for this problem, no pun intended.

I had thought as much, but never got around to actually cleaning mine :rolleyes:




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