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If your car is equipped with an overhead console or storage compartment, you’ll find that it offers you the ability to store away small items out of sight for easy access. It’s designed to hold things about the size of...
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Q: Gauges not working.
It really depends on if the problems are related or not, they might share the same ground but they get different signals from their respective sensors. It could be as easy as changing the entire dash gauges or it could...
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What features can be found in the center console?
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How do you use the console box?
Call it the console box or the center console, it amounts to the same thing – a handy storage area that offers both access to a power outlet and a place to store items out of the way. Your car’s...
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How do I use the console box in a 2012 Toyota RAV4?
Your car’s console box (or center console if you prefer) is designed to provide you with additional storage space. It also acts as an armrest for the driver and front passenger. There are actually two storage areas here – this...
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How do you operate the overhead compartment storage console?
Your car’s overhead compartment includes a storage console where you can stash small items, including sunglasses. It’s built into the console and folds upward when not in use. Here’s what you need to do: Press the back edge of...
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Center console has no power
When dealing with a group of electronics that has no power, the first thing I check is the fuse. After that, I would urge you to hire a certified mechanic to run an inspection on your electrical system. From there,...
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How do I adjust the brightness of the dash lights?
Adjusting the brightness of your dash helps you preserve your night vision and drive more comfortably. It’s also easy to do on the Civic. Here’s how: Locate the brightness control knob on the dash of your car Turn it...
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dash and console lights out - 2005 Chevy Cobalt
Try to adjust the dashboard light's rheostat to see if it is turned all the way dim in such a way that you cannot see the lights. If the rheostat is turned up and it the lights are still not...
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Where is the yaw rate sensor located?
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Toyota Sequoia. The yaw sensor is located below the center console. It's mounted to the floor at the rear of the console. The console needs to be removed in order to replace it....
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Electrical problems with my lights.
Hi there. The console lights and the tail lights are on the same circuit for your vehicle. Check the fuse box for a blown fuse. If there is no blown fuses, then check the wiring in the cab and see...
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How can I get tail lights and console lights to work?
Hi there. First check the fuse box for any blown fuses. Then check the relays to see if any of the lights relay are activating. If the relays are activating, then you will need to check the wiring harness to...
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How to remove the front control module on a 2013 MKS
Hi Johnny. Thanks for writing into YourMechanic.com about your Lincoln MKS and the air conditioning module repair. We offer this service in several cities in The United States, so to receive an accurate quote, please request an AC control module...
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My car's center console has no power
Hello. If your center console and radio unit is no longer working after the battery is disconnected then it may be possible that a fuse has blown. I would check the vehicle's interior fuse box to see if any of...

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