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2003 subaru outback wagon ;instrument panel and shifter

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2003 subaru outback wagon...

2003 subaru outback wagon ;instrument panel and shifter consol lights won't come on

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

The lights in the two round dials on the dash and the lights in the consol where the gear shifter is located

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

Tried to locate the app fuse ,dont find one identified for them all fuses under hood are good . I am fixing it myself

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Yes ' is there a dimmer on these lights ? where is it on this car recently purchased the car from an indivual.

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Subaru Mechanic: Mike V., Subaru Technician replied 5 months ago
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Subaru Mechanic: Mike V., Subaru Technician replied 5 months ago

Are the tail lights working when you turn the headlights on?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
no, but the headlights don't come on unless the engine is running,but the taillights are not on , push light switch ' no lights turn ign switch on, still light switch won't come on start engine 'now i have headlights only
Subaru Mechanic: Mike V., Subaru Technician replied 5 months ago

Ok

Give me just a moment. Just to be clear. Engine running or key on and headlights on, you have no tail lights?
But you don't have tail lights using the rocker switch on the steering column either?

Am I understanding you correctly?

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Subaru Mechanic: Mike V., Subaru Technician replied 5 months ago

Did I lose you? I can help you with this

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
what is your solution to my light problem?
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I have not received an answer to my question
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I don't need a phone call because I don't hear well BUT I read well please send your answer to my light problem
Subaru Mechanic: Mike V., Subaru Technician replied 5 months ago

There was a 3 hour gap between your last reply and you didn't answer my questions. In order for me to give you an answer, especially a correct answer, I need to go back and forth and get some info from you.

I need to make sure I am understanding the situation correctly, so I need you to answer my last questions.

If there was some kind of site issue and you didn't see my reply, please let me know!

Thank you.

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