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I have cs3a, 2005 lancer, When I turn ignition no lights on

Customer Question

I have cs3a
JA: What is the model/year of your Mitsubishi?
Customer: 2005 lancer
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: When I turn ignition no lights on dash board
JA: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?
Customer: Yes in and out
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Took the car to dealers they suggested to change ignition lock, which I did
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 11 months ago.

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Hi Chris
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I have mitsubishi lancer glx 2005
About 6 months ago my car would just stall and stop
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
My mechanic said it it's a starter ignition problem . The dash lights would shut off.
And can't start car
So I fitted new ignition. Still no dasboard lights and no start
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Have checked all fuses. Ok
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Battery is ok. Radio. Lights working
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 11 months ago.

With the key on does fuse 2 under the dash have power and fuse 22 under the hood?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Under fuse table. Fuse 2 refers to guage,
Fuse 22 under hood refers to room lamp.
Is this correct.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 11 months ago.


Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Fuse 2 and 22 has power. But there is no fuse in 22 (heated seat). I turned the ignition and all lights came on and car started.
I let it run for a while to charge the battery. After 10 I switched off the car and after 5 minutes I tried to switch on but no lights on dashboard and no start. Any idea what's happening. The battery is good. I turned the ignition several times but no start without dashboard lights.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 11 months ago.

When you say dashboard lights are you referring to the warning indicator or rear illumination in the instrument cluster?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
When I turn the ignition key these warning lights come on; engine, ABS, battery,oil,hand brake in the instrument cluster, the car starts.
At times when you turn ignition key no lights show thus no start.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 11 months ago.

When you checked fuse 2 under the dash and it had power, was that during a moment the key was on but the instrument cluster was not?

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 11 months ago.

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Thanks Chris

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
that is correct. There is power when key was turned on with no cluster lights on. Could it be starter switch MN113754.
At times if i leave the ignition key to on position the cluster lights on. At times if i turn key to start the cluster lights comes and disappears. At times i fiddle around with the key the dashlights comes on.
I noticed there is a small button switch behind the cylinder lock. Any idea what that is.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 11 months ago.

I do not believe I can figure this concern out not in person, plus the post is going to time out and close tomorrow at noon. Opting out now to see if another can help.