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Virgilson
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Mar 30, 7:38pm - #139921 
Fuse Help?

well when i was slipping my neon tube throught the center console i probably hit a fuse or something because now at night my shifter console lights don't come on...anyone know how to fix it. or where that specific fuse is located so i can check/replace it. thxs everyone

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Mar 30, 8:54pm - #139922 
maybe the light bulb burned out?


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Mar 30, 9:06pm - #139923 
oh thxs..i will check?

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Mar 30, 9:08pm - #139924 
Well, by lookin at your car, you prob already know where the fuses are, but check the passenger side fuse box, or check under the Hood. Some of the fuses run multiple items so even though it says dome light it may also run those lights too. Just an idea. It may be the bulb too, or maybe you bumped it when putting the tube in and it's not in the right place to light it up.

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Mar 30, 9:41pm - #139925 
EDIT: forgot to mention this is NOT my car!!!!

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Mar 30, 9:42pm - #139926 
thxs i will put that in mind... thumbsup

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Mar 30, 9:45pm - #139927 
Originally Posted by Virgilson
EDIT: forgot to mention this is NOT my car!!!!
Well then don't worry about it.

Just kidding.

Don't know about the Autos, but do the lights come on during the day?

The problem with my car is that whenever I turn the lights on, the radio backlight goes off. Whenever the lights are off, the backlight works, but once the lights go off, boom.

I believe my problem is that something on the AC control board is broken, and won't send backlight power to the radio when the lights are on.

Did you mess with the AC board at all?


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Mar 30, 9:51pm - #139928 
yes...the right side bulb dosen't light up...when i was trying to remove the green condom...

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Mar 31, 3:17am - #139929 
Originally Posted by Virgilson
yes...the right side bulb dosen't light up...when i was trying to remove the green condom...
I believe you got urself a broken bulb there. These are really fragile..break easily. I've broken 3 already...My friend & I found a way to put a quality LED(not bulb) into that little socket...the illumination is excellent! (I had my AC, lighter & shifter bulbs painted red but now they are all red LED's. I'll start a thread this weekend on how to remove the AC circuit board, & show you pics of all the bulbs you can change to LED's & where to get them. If you want...send me that little gray socket with the bulb still in it...I have one bulb left...I'll put it in there for you & send it back.

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Mar 31, 3:23am - #139930 
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by Virgilson
EDIT: forgot to mention this is NOT my car!!!!
Well then don't worry about it.

Just kidding.

Don't know about the Autos, but do the lights come on during the day?

The problem with my car is that whenever I turn the lights on, the radio backlight goes off. Whenever the lights are off, the backlight works, but once the lights go off, boom.

I believe my problem is that something on the AC control board is broken, and won't send backlight power to the radio when the lights are on.

Did you mess with the AC board at all?
If you have an aftermarket radio check the illumination wire(I think it's orange). Might be connected to the wrong wire. Oh & I don't think the AC board will have anything to do with the backlight of the radio.

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Mar 31, 7:04am - #139931 
Originally Posted by Virgilson
EDIT: forgot to mention this is NOT my car!!!!


i was goin to question that lay you got hanging from the rearview Mirror haha as for the shifter lights i have no clue hehe grin


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Mar 31, 7:26am - #139932 
I have the same problem as slidr, and my control board is not broken (checked continuity on it)

Is it possible it's the tail relay inside the cabin?


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Mar 31, 7:37am - #139933 
that's sucks !

I'm having the same problem for over a years now...

When my light are on, my radio, my A/C and my shifter goes dark... thumbsdown

They only light up once for a reason that I don't know... I was like eek eek eek light !!!! then I stop the car and restart it and the light were gone ! frown frown frown

yesterday I check every fuses and they where all good.
I don't have any ideas... and yes I try the dimmer switch !!

I hope your find what your problem is !!


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Mar 31, 7:39am - #139934 
Originally Posted by SSCarbonGTS
that's sucks !

I'm having the same problem for over a years now...

When my light are on, my radio, my A/C and my shifter goes dark... thumbsdown

They only light up once for a reason that I don't know... I was like eek eek eek light !!!! then I stop the car and restart it and the light were gone ! frown frown frown

yesterday I check every fuses and they where all good.
I don't have any ideas... and yes I try the dimmer switch !!

I hope your find what your problem is !!


if you've checked the fuses, it has to be a relay...

I'll figure this out, it's pissing me off! angry rofl


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Mar 31, 8:51am - #139935 
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
Originally Posted by SSCarbonGTS
that's sucks !

I'm having the same problem for over a years now...

When my light are on, my radio, my A/C and my shifter goes dark... thumbsdown

They only light up once for a reason that I don't know... I was like eek eek eek light !!!! then I stop the car and restart it and the light were gone ! frown frown frown

yesterday I check every fuses and they where all good.
I don't have any ideas... and yes I try the dimmer switch !!

I hope your find what your problem is !!


if you've checked the fuses, it has to be a relay...

I'll figure this out, it's pissing me off! angry rofl


What relay should I check ???


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Mar 31, 9:02am - #139936 
I believe (after looking at the wiring diagram) the lights come on when the tail light relay is changed.

When you switch the lights on, the tail lights come on, and so should the interior lights...

I am still looking over diagrams and trying to figure it out, but, my best guess is the TAIL relay.


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Mar 31, 9:12am - #139937 
Also...

When I got me celica, the past owner installed a aftermarket radio in it... and he cut all the wiring when he take his headunit out...

So I find a Celica GTS radio and some wiring... may be it's my wiring... cause we have to redo the wiring... on it...

But again... they light up once... if my problem is my wiring... I don't see why they light up once...

so may be a relay...

do you have the wiring diagram in PDF or something like that so that I can check too ????


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Mar 31, 9:27am - #139938 
wow!!! thxs looking forward to it

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Mar 31, 9:41am - #139939 
https://www.celicahobby.com/tech/tsb2/WIRING_DIAGRAM_FULL.pdf

I think it's the tail relay, but I'm not an electrician spineyes


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Mar 31, 9:45am - #139940 
I found the full wiring diagram !!

It was on ecelica !!! Damn, I love this site !! thumbsup thumbsup

https://www.celicahobby.com/tech/tsb2/WIRING_DIAGRAM_FULL.pdf

what do you think about the relay "DRL No 2 Dimmer relay"

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Mar 31, 9:46am - #139941 
it could be that.

When you select the parking lights on the lights switch, a relay clicks inside the car, and inside the engine bay.

It has to be something like that spineyes


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Mar 31, 7:57pm - #139942 
I checked everything wiring, relay everything seams to be fine...

All the wiring of the radio were with the good color. the relay are okay, I think... they make the clicking...

What do you think about a bad ground...

I don't know what to check now...

have you guy's found something ??


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Mar 31, 8:29pm - #139943 
wow today when i went to my friends track meet, and was leaving it was sooo cold...so i then turned on my heater. haven't turned the heater on for a long time. and when I got home i noticed that the shift console lights are on. so i guess its fine now...thxs for all the info guys.

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Apr 1, 7:35am - #139944 
Originally Posted by Virgilson
wow today when i went to my friends track meet, and was leaving it was sooo cold...so i then turned on my heater. haven't turned the heater on for a long time. and when I got home i noticed that the shift console lights are on. so i guess its fine now...thxs for all the info guys.


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