Like I say, I'm no expert, just guessing because I've noticed it happen similarly on my Vibe, but my dimmer was at half-way, as I like it for night driving. Posted on Jun 18, 2009 there is a regulator for the display brightness, you may have it turn'd down or it has stopped working;. Make sure the brightness control is turned on. No intentionally bad, harmful, or deceptive advice. All other electrics seem to be working; headlights, windows, radio, windshield wipers.
However, please observe rule 1 when asking for a second opinion. At worst, the light could be on due to an alternator drive belt braking. Oct 13, 2013 I'm no expert, I recently purchased a 2003 vibe. If your car was damaged to the front and you had to repair any wires, you may connect 2 identical wires together. The dash lights dimmer will compleatly turn off the dash lights. Once you have done this you can then take the vehicle to a service location and have the issue taken care of. No lasting damage should occur if you top off the oil the moment you see this warning.
This ensures that the presumably short front passenger doesn't suffocate or suffer a broken neck when the airbag goes off. Only headlamp signal, warning lights and turn signals show when this happens. The relay that you want is the middle one of the 3 that are the same. Begin by removing the small holding compartment at the base of the shift knob. If just one part of the instrument panel is not lighting up, then you have either a burned-out bulb or a wiring problem. My 2007 Matrix tail light would not work.
Sharing personal information, or specifics on is not allowed. It's a 'funny' looking bulb that is integrated into a two wire bundle. Got it back, dash lights didn't work. After that panel is out of the way, you are ready to tackle the plastic trim surrounding the shift knob. Other systems also use this belt — such as the engine coolant pump, or power steering — so the affects of a failure here could be compounded. Other than that, nothing wrong with the Vibe. This is not a permenant solution.
There are three 10mm bolts just in front of the latch. This is the first problem we have had and it isn't the car, it's the dealership! Body work questions regarding paint, dents, dings or accident related damages or other bodywork related issues should be posted in If you want an estimate you should take the car to a qualified body shop as they would know best what it will cost in your area and how to fix the damages. Just the magic slippery stuff that keeps your engine lubricated. Jun 04, 2009 Hello and welcome to FixYa. Not to mention the danger of hydroplaning in the rain, as wider tires slide over the water more easily than narrower ones.
The hardest part of the job was to find the fuse boxes and relay box fuse box underneath hood, under driver side and relay behind glove box. Select one of the options below to filter by 'Solved' or 'Unsolved' posts. If the control is not immediately evident. In short, took Vibe to dealership for recall on electrical related to air bags. This is only a band-aid so you can limp through until you can get it fixed. This isnt a place to post your youtube channel 5 Mark Solved. We're pretty flexible and we even enjoy a bit of humor now and again.
The dashboard lights on my 2004 Pontiac Vibe go off for a few moments or so and then come back on while I'm driving. Then there are 4 relays directly above the glove box. Keep discussion friendly, civil, courteous, and professional. Airbag indicator This signals a malfunction with the airbags or airbag sensor. On some cars, there's also a Passenger Airbag Off light that means the car has detected a small person in the front seat and has deactivated the front passenger airbag. And a new engine is much more expensive than a new frying pan.
I noticed the automatic headlight's sensors can be super-sensitive, about an hour hours before dusk they'll kick my headlights on when the sun is still shining! This means that they may not go off in a crash. If you didn't get an answer the first time, or you don't like the answer you got that does not mean you post it again. These have been known to come on at odd times during cold weather and thus drain the battery. Try testing it by starting the car in daylight, then manually turn on the headlights, then adjust the dimmer. Okay, from there, you're ready to gently pry loose the trim panel surrounding the shift knob. We're not super strict here, but for most of our posts we follow a question-response format. Like I say, I'm no expert, just guessing because I've noticed it happen similarly on my Vibe, but my dimmer was at half-way, as I like it for night driving.
If it's got wheels, treads, floats, flies, or has an engine you're good to go. Either way, book your car in to a reputable garage to have the potential issue looked over, and if necessary, repaired. Please report bad advice to the mod team. All posts without this information may be subject to being removed. So before replacing your engine parts, try Carbon Cleaning. Contributing posters are people who regularly post worthwhile advice. This is a zero tolerance policy.