Question After swapping the lightbulbs of the instrumentcluster of my 2002 PT Cruiser for LED's I found the the needles of all the gauges were no longer lit. Checking the LED's gave no sollution; all were working perfect.
Recently I got fed up with it and purchased the T5 lightbulbs (glas). Replaced all LED's but got again the same result: Perfect lightning of the dashboard, but nothing on the needles.
What could be the sollution? Do the needles perhaps get lighted by a seperate light? or maybe a prisma?
I have to admit that I always change the lights "hot", so attached to the battery. Untill now no damage to the computer...
Answer Hi Richard,
Check fuses # 10 and #13 in the box in the cabin as these power the gauges. There should be 12v on pin 14 of the plug as well as pin 4 of the same plug when the key is in the run position. Finally check the connection of pin 1 for continuity to ground. Those are the possible causes for this according to the '02 manual.
Let me know if that doesn't solve this.
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