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Old 05-11-2008, 01:43 AM
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I have a 2002 boxster S, the dash light when i turn the light switch doesn't always go on. I would have to push hard/ put pressure on the light switch and sometimes turn it on and off ) right 2 times and back and forward again and the light in the dash goes on. What is the problem , do i need to replace dash lights? if so, how do i do that and where is it? thanks
Old 05-11-2008, 03:43 AM
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I believe other people on this Forum are aware where you can locate an "On Line" Repair Manual - Please help him guys
I'm assuming all your other lights come on when you switch on the light switch ie main lights.
Please operate the Dash Light Dimmer switch a few times, the problem may be in the Dash Light Resistor more than the Dash Bulbs themselves. Playing with the dimmer switch may just clear the problem.
Regards Big Bob
Old 05-11-2008, 09:51 AM
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Sounds like a bad headlight switch, or possibly a bad ignition switch.
Old 05-11-2008, 03:30 PM
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is there a separate Light dimmer switch for my boxster 2002, if so where is it ? is it where i can adjust the brightness of the dash lights.
Old 05-17-2008, 08:33 AM
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There is a little adjustment **** just above the speedo gauge. If you twist it to the right several times it will brighten the dash lights. Don't be too hard on yourself, I drove my 911 for about a week when I first got it, barely able to see the gauges at night.[8D]

Good luck,

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