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gomi_otaku, VW Technician
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Dashboard lights went off blue lights cant see my

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dashboard lights went off blue lights cant see my speedometer at night but all my indicators work like the abs and check engine lights what could it be
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: VW
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
before it stop working smoke came out from where the dimmer is
Expert:  gomi_otaku replied 2 years ago.

The dimmer is a rheostat- without that, you will not get any illumination of your controls. You need to replace that dimmer switch.