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Old 02-22-2003, 03:47 AM
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HELP! glove compartment light not working

I recently replaced my head unit and now discovered that when I open my glove compartment, the light does not come on.

I have checked the bulb and it is still good. Did I disconnect the power by accidently while installing the head unit? If so, how and where can I check the power wire for this light?

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Old 02-22-2003, 10:58 AM
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You just blew a fuse that serves your glove compartment light, cigar lighter, trunk light , etc.
Inspect your fuses and find and repalce the blown one. If all the fuses are intact, then there was wiring that didn't get reconnected.
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Old 02-22-2003, 12:12 PM
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You might want to check it doesn't come on only when the headlamps are also on. I can't remember if this is the case or not.
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Old 02-22-2003, 02:24 PM
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I have checked fuses, wiring, etc...

I took out the wood cover but can't remove the climate control box to get to the bulb. I can see the bulb and it is not working.

When I tried to remove the climate control box, the side with the temperature dial seemed stuck.


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Old 02-22-2003, 02:25 PM
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Oops wrong post for reply...

I will check the wiring by removing the head unit out.

But please do read the above post and help me with that also.)

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