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Old 01-04-2001, 07:13 PM
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The potentiometer (dimmer) is the probable cause. My 240's dash lights stopped working shortly after I purchased it. Unfortunately, I didn't realize that the tripometer doubled as a dimmer. In eliminating what seemed obvious, I replaced all of the bulbs, and the headlight switch (twice). In trying to find answers to solve this problem, I ran into this website (why didn't I find this site first ). Anyway, I tapped it with a rubber hammer a few times & twisted it bit, & it's worked ever since. The oil & highbeam indicators seem like a separate issue. Hope this helps.
1980 Mercedes 240D
1982 Mercedes 300SD
1985 Mercedes 300D
1993 Dodge Cummins Turbo Diesel
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