Electrical & Lights clock and heating backlighting

Discussion in '6th Generation (1997-2002)' started by jbtb, Tuesday 24th Feb, 2015.

  1. jbtb Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Hi all this is a great community and people so far have helped me out.
    The problem I have now is the clock and aircon display on my 1999 honda accord works but there is no backlighting when night driving ! I have pulled out the unit and replaced the two bulbs but this made no change ! The radio and all other buttons light up as they should !
    Any ideas anyone
     
  2. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    Are the bulbs attached to a circuit board or do they connect straight to wires via connectors ?
     
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  3. jbtb Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Hi they fix directly onto a circuit board
     
  4. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    There maybe an issue with the circuit board, give it a visual inspection see if you can spot anything.
     
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  5. jbtb Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Hi I did do a visual before ordering replacement bulbs and could see no issues !
    Do you think it could be a problem further down the line or I need to seek out a replacement unit ?
     
  6. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    I'm not familiar with the 6th Generation per say but I would imagine it's the circuit board.

    If you are comfortable with basic electronics and have a multimeter, you could have a probe around and see what you can deduce from that.
     
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  7. exec Club Veteran ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Is this on the climate control unit?
     
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  8. Nels Moderator Staff Team

    How is this board electrically connected to the car, a multi-plug or push-in?
    Do the contacts look corroded?
     
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