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2005 Mercury Mariner Convenience 4dr 103 WB

2005 Mercury Mariner
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door, 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
22 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
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March 29, 2011, 8:14 am

Teresa W

Question: Lights on the dashboard

When I first bought the car on 3/12/11, I noticed whenever I got in the car, the lights on the dashboard sort of lit up. But yesterday (3/28/11) after I had been driving the vehicle at least 40 minutes and turned on the lights, the dashboard lights were dim and then suddenly lit up bright and stayed bright. Then this morning when I started the vehicle (it was cold) after about 2 minutes the lights lit up bright again on the dashboard and stayed bright. They never did this before. Is a fuse going bad? Is this an electrical problem? Is this just a default of the lighting system? Any ideas?


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