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Old 02-25-2011, 09:16 PM
HazardousRanger HazardousRanger is offline
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Default dash light not working

so im really embarassed by this

tried to do my first mod which was the blinker mod it worked the first time but i shouldve known there was a problem when it wasnt alternating

anyways i moved on to the 2nd one had some problems cuz i got my lights backwards but did no major damage only thing i did was merge the new wire with the marker wire (black wire) together and then splice it because they were so short and after all this i found that my dash was flashing with my turn signals!


fuck. so i put everything back together and found that then i had no dash light anymore

tried to pull off a fuse and slipped and i dropped it in in darkness and cant find it and couldnt start the truck went to auto zone bought what i thouht was the fuses i needed, truck started but then i foudn that i ha dgotten the wrong size fuses

so i switched two fuses around to see if the dash would work and it kinda did but not the instrument cluster and i dropped a fuse again in the fuse box and cnat get to it!

going back tmw to get fuses again and replacing them all
i shouldnt have done this it was supposed to be so easy, stupid me for trying.

MY POINT IS I HAVE NO FUCKING DASH LIGHT!
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Old 02-25-2011, 09:22 PM
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Default Re: dash light not working

haha
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Old 02-25-2011, 09:29 PM
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Default Re: dash light not working

lol... sounds like a typical mod.. alot more cursing and fixn problems then the how-to shows... lol
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Old 02-25-2011, 09:31 PM
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only mod im doing now is t bars! and non electrical stuff
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Old 02-25-2011, 09:31 PM
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do you have a flash light in your truck if so you dont need the dash light. but rely man i haven't done that mod yet but it sounds to me that you may have shorted out something or blew your bulbs out. wish i could be more help to you
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Old 02-25-2011, 09:35 PM
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i need it to see how fast im going at night
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Old 02-25-2011, 09:45 PM
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i need it to see how fast im going at night
drive with your map light on?
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Old 02-25-2011, 09:47 PM
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i guess ill have to, but im determined to fix it !
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Old 02-25-2011, 09:59 PM
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man im sorry but is just a bit funny hope that nothing is messed up badly. just goes to show you that you get what you pay for (or in this case didnt pay for)
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Old 02-25-2011, 10:10 PM
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pay for? lol
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Old 02-25-2011, 10:12 PM
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Default Re: dash light not working

check to make sure your fuses are right and also check fusible links, if our trucks have them
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Old 02-25-2011, 10:37 PM
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Default Re: dash light not working



Problem solved.
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Old 02-25-2011, 10:37 PM
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lol HILARIOUS!
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Old 02-25-2011, 10:38 PM
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lol i thought u would come up with something like that buggman.lol to funny.
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Old 02-25-2011, 10:55 PM
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I thought you'd get a chuckle out of that
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