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I sem to have lost the lights on all my instruments on my 1985 Jaguar XJS. Is there a reostate swith some where I don't know about?

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

Tachometer, fuel, speedometer

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your XJ-S yourself? What have you tried so far?

No, just unfamilioar as to whether there is a separate switch that I might have mistakenly hit.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Jaguar
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Jaguar Mechanic: Matt, Engineer replied 7 months ago
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Hello

This document shows a rheostat ( dial switch) on page 14

http://www.jagrepair.com/images/Electrical/Elect-Tech%20All2/90%20-%2091%20XJS%20Electrical.pdf

so while its for the later car I'd expect to find a similar switch on your 1985 car

usually they are tucked away under the dash and are a black knob to turn with white markings

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