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Old 04-08-2003, 05:48   #1 (permalink)
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hello How can i make the escorts dash lights more brigher coz so far there dim as hell and its really annoying.
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blackend old backlighting bulbs can be very weak at providing any usable light. first thing to do is check and change them all, not just one either. make sure the dimmer works and if all else fails maybe the perspex inside has clouded and a replacement is needed.
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hrmmmmm the dimmer switch doesnt work i press it and nuffin happens? if i take out the dimmer and make the 2 wires that connectoed to it connect as one should that be ok ? full power
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hello How can i make the escorts dash lights more brigher coz so far there dim as hell and its really annoying.
Haven't you started a thread on this before?

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have a look here http://www.fordmods.com/ in the dash section.. i think its got a tutorial on how to put LEDs in instead.. they will be much brighter.
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hrmmmmm the dimmer switch doesnt work i press it and nuffin happens? if i take out the dimmer and make the 2 wires that connectoed to it connect as one should that be ok ? full power
Not being familiar with your car in question, if the dimmer has only 2 wires to it, and its mounted in plastic, ie not grounded, its obviously an inline type and you could just remove it and join the wires for full power.

Dont forget to check and change the bulbs, half of them could be dead!
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