When I turn headlights on the dashboard lights go off?

When dashboard lights go dim when the headlights are turned on, it’s usually because modern vehicles automatically adjust the dashboard brightness because of the current time of the day. Try adjusting your vehicle’s dimmer switch to restore the light levels to your desired brightness.

What is under dash fuse box?

The interior fuse box is underneath the dashboard on the driver’s side. There are two under-hood fuse boxes in the engine compartment. All the electrical circuits in your car have fuses to protect them from a short circuit or overload. These fuses are located in three fuse boxes.

How can I make my dash lights brighter?

Look through the opening in the steering wheel and you should see the knob sticking out near the top of the instrument cluster. To make the light brighter, turn the knob to the right. To dim the light, turn it to the left. Keep in mind that the brightness can be adjusted when the headlights and parking lights are on.

What is a dimmer switch on a car?

The headlight dimmer switch is the electrical switch that is used to control the vehicle’s headlight functions. The dimmer switch is primarily used to switch between the high and low beam headlights, however in many vehicles it also controls the vehicle’s interior lights as well.

What happens when the instrument cluster fails on a Ford Focus?

Ford Focus Dashboard Instrument Cluster – common fault. This Ford Focus instrument cluster is a very common failure, this will cause an intermittent failure of all instruments, lights and gauges. If the instrument cluster fails while driving, then this will often cause the engine to cut out.

Why is my Ford Focus not starting?

Often the instrument cluster will fail completely and will stay that way, leaving you with a Ford Focus not starting. When faced with one or more of these symptoms the vehicle becomes difficult to drive due to not being able to read the instruments, the fault symptoms being too unpredictable or will simply not start at all.

Why is the Ford Focus immobilizer light flashing?

You will notice the immobilizer light flashes continuously when the instrument cluster fails and the mileage reading will only show dashes (——-) instead of the mileage. Often the instrument cluster will fail completely and will stay that way, leaving you with a Ford Focus not starting.

How do I order a Ford Focus dashboard?

Print the payment/booking confirmation email. Package the Ford Focus dashboard inside a sturdy box with plenty of packaging material (make sure you include your confirmation email in the box). Send us your package by tracked courier (the shipping instructions are on the confirmation email).