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I need the interior lights on dashboard for a 1999 Mazda

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I need the interior lights on dashboard for a 1999 Mazda 626XL. I cannot drive at night I cant see how fast Im going HELP
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner past midnight.

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Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I can't find the manual for the car. Can you find this part for me? I can't drive in the dark.cant see how fast I'm going or anything on the dashboard in front of me
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.

Is the instrument cluster the only thing which is dark or are all instruments illumination lights out?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
The cluster the part slides in on the left below
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.

I can not tell what your referring to.

I know the instrument cluster lights are out. Does the radio and climate control back lighting work?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I'll try to find out the part # tomorrow from a friend who works on cars. Talk to you then.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.

I do not need a instrument cluster part number.

All interior lights are on the same circuit. So this is going to be broken wires to the instrument cluster, blown bulbs in the cluster, or a bad cluster. Using the wire diagram below can you verify power and ground are getting to the cluster with the lights on.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/90220402/instlights.pdf

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Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 months ago.

Hello again Chris here,

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Thanks Chris