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1995 BMW 318is Question: Instrument cluster lights out

 

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mountainbeemer, Pine Valley, CA, March 02, 2010, 11:41
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I have owned a '95 BMW 3181s conv since new. Taken good care of it. 185,000miles. One day the instrument panel lights (orange glow)that illuminate speedo, heater, a/c and window switches by shifter went out. ABS, headlight indicator light up. Odometer lights up. Checked fuses under instrument illumination , replaced.No change.Dont thnk it is bulbs as all went out simultaneously Is there something else I am overlooking by way of hidden relay/fuse etc?

Thanks.need to see dash at night! :)

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    Visitor, March 23, 2010, 06:05

    it was the dimmer switch on one i just fixed dims lights to gauges and heat ac controls went bad nothing would light up except warning and info lights

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    Visitor, February 14, 2011, 07:04

    Don't forget to check the truck wire harness. All the E36 have broken wires in the harness running to the truck lid. MANY WRITE UP ABOUT IT IN BMW FORUMS.

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