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How does the console compartment work?
Storage is important for drivers and passengers, and you’ll find that your Honda Accord offers it. The console compartment located between the two front seats opens to reveal storage space. To open the console compartment, lift the lever at...
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How do you use the overhead console?
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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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 does the center console include?
Your car’s center console offers convenient storage and it doubles as an armrest for the driver and the front passenger. However, there’s more to know here: The center console includes two cup holders. The center console may contain ambient...
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What features can be found in the center console?
The center console in your vehicle offers quite a few different features, ranging from additional storage to power for charging your portable gadgets. Here’s what you should know about the features of your console: Cup Holders: The center console...
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How do I use the console lid as an armrest?
The lid of your center storage console is designed to function as an armrest if you wish. To use it this way, just slide it. There are three positions available. The armrest should slide forward and backward to the position...
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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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How do I use the overhead console?
Your car has a number of convenient storage solutions built in. The overhead console is one such. It’s small – designed to hold items no larger than a pair of sunglasses. It’s located on the ceiling, between the rearview mirror...
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How do you use the console compartment?
The console compartment sits between the driver and the front passenger seats. It provides convenient storage for a number of different items, as well as holding the front cup holders. Here’s how to use it: Locate the handle on...
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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 you input characters using the touchscreen system?
Your touchscreen system allows you to adjust settings and more just by tapping the screen. It also allows you to enter inputs for a number of different needs, such as naming a connected phone. If you’re not sure how to...
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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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Center console cup holders (rings have fallen off - think cup holder assembly needs replaced
I would suggest replacing it. We, however, do not do this type of service. I do apologize. I do just as you are doing and go through the dealership to get the correct part for your car. Not everyone is...
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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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Cigarette lighter and console lights not working
The circuit for the light in the cigarette lighter is powered by the same power as the instrument cluster lights. If those lights work then you may just have a bulb that is bad and needs replaced. If you would...
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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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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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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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