DASHBOARD NOT WORKING

25

Asked by Aug 19, 2010 at 12:32 AM about the 1996 Mitsubishi Galant S

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1996 mitsubishi galant S!I just bought it and im trying to fix it up.the dashboard wont light up.ive checked the fuses and the dimmer.and its neither!what else can be the problem?Can anybody else please help me figure this out?THANK YOU!

10 Answers

check for cut wires,or your head light may be bad,did you turn the knob on your switch to see if dash lights come on.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
25

yea i turned the knob and it doesnt come on.i checked all the fuses even the ones in the engine and they are all good and getting power.i have a knob for the dimmer and when i turn it nothing happens.i dont want to have to take it into a shop.i know thats probly going to cost me an arm and a leg.i dont know what else to do!wait my headlights dont turn on.i had those checked too and the bulbs are good just not turning on!any suggestions would be really appreciated!Thank You!

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

sounds like your switch has gone bad,replace it with a new one,is an easy job.

4 of 4 people found this helpful.
25

what switch do i replace?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

headlight switch.

25

THAT SWITCH WORKS.I CAN ONLY USE THE HIGH BEAMS THOUGH.OR THE RUNNING LIGHTS. THE HEADLIGHTS DONT WORK.OMG I CALLED A SHOP TO SEE HOW MUCH IT WOULD BE AND THEIR SAYIN AROUND $400.OMG!BUT IM GOING TO CHECK THE BULBS.AND IF NOT THEN BUY THE SWITCH.BUT DONT I NEED A STEERING WHEEL PULLER?IM SCARED TO PULL THE STEERING WHEEL BECAUSE OF THE AIRBAG!

NO steering wheel would not have to come off.

Yikes, I have the same problem with a 96 Galant. Just this weekend the dashboard light stopped working. Checked all the fuses and no problem. I wonder if the dashboard lights just went dead and have to be replaced. Thank God my Headlights work however. I don't want to pay $400 bucks either. has anyone ever had this problem or done this kind of job before.

Yes on doughter in laws 96,their was a problem in the turn signal switch in all 96,s.pull cover off from around stering collum,behind stering wheel.replace turn signal switch.2 small boltes and a plugin.

10

Our dash lights except for high beam indicator and the tail lights went out Brake lights work and hazard lights flash

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Galant

Looking for a Used Galant in your area?

CarGurus has 956 nationwide Galant listings starting at $1,995.

ZIP:

Mitsubishi Galant Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    800
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    790
  • #3
    Daniel Foster
    Reputation
    600
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
858 Great Deals out of 88,784 listings starting at $1,444
Used Nissan Altima
1,151 Great Deals out of 76,225 listings starting at $900
Used Toyota Camry
1,111 Great Deals out of 78,194 listings starting at $1,100
Used Mitsubishi Eclipse
14 Great Deals out of 1,064 listings starting at $1,590
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,080 Great Deals out of 54,838 listings starting at $1,250
Used Nissan Maxima
347 Great Deals out of 21,016 listings starting at $1,175
Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
11 Great Deals out of 595 listings starting at $12,700
Used Toyota Corolla
926 Great Deals out of 70,852 listings starting at $1,479
Used Honda Civic
641 Great Deals out of 54,525 listings starting at $1,500
Used Hyundai Sonata
642 Great Deals out of 54,845 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Impala
507 Great Deals out of 32,641 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

2012 Mitsubishi Galant For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 202 listings starting at $3,295
2011 Mitsubishi Galant For Sale
142 listings starting at $3,999
2010 Mitsubishi Galant For Sale
71 listings starting at $3,799
2009 Mitsubishi Galant For Sale
118 listings starting at $4,495
2008 Mitsubishi Galant For Sale
50 listings starting at $3,800

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.