No lights on the left side of Center Console

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No lights on the left side of Center Console

Postby alskie » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:44 pm

Yesterday I gave someone a jump and early this morning I noticed that not all the lights on my center console are lighting up. I checked all of the fuses and noticed that the 10 amp fuse to the to the right of the fuse puller is not working. I replaced that fuse with a new one and still nothing registers with my fuse tester. I would appreciate any ideas or recommendations. Thanks


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Re: No lights on the left side of Center Console

Postby Ilya » Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:20 pm

What was that fuse labled?

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Re: No lights on the left side of Center Console

Postby alskie » Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:25 pm

IGN-10A-HEATER/Mirror,

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Re: No lights on the left side of Center Console

Postby Ilya » Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:09 pm

That shouldn't be related. This actually sounds more like a bad BCM anomaly than a fuse issue.

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Re: No lights on the left side of Center Console

Postby alskie » Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:31 am

What is a BCM???

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Re: No lights on the left side of Center Console

Postby alskie » Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:11 am

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On the image indicated above is the unit that at night it is not illuminated.

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Re: No lights on the left side of Center Console

Postby Ilya » Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:27 am

BCM = Body Control Module.

But, now that you've uploaded a pic, my guess is your panel is the issue not the BCM. Maybe try removing it and reseat the cables in back? Do the buttons work?

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Re: No lights on the left side of Center Console

Postby Costee » Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:12 pm

alskie wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:11 am
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On the image indicated above is the unit that at night it is not illuminated.
That's the multifunction switch. Seems partially damaged, it's connection with Navi unit being the worst hit.

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Re: No lights on the left side of Center Console

Postby Larz » Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:10 pm

Costee is correct. Multifunction Switch (28395-EJ77C) is what it was called when I bought a new one for my 07. For some reason, it is also referred to as 'dash control unit' (even at some Infiniti parts websites). They cost about $1,200 at the dealer, but places like INfinitiPartsOnline have them for about $850. I bought a used one on on Ebay for around $150 and it worked just fine.
Just be sure the used unit you buy is from 2008, 2009, or 2010. This same switch was used from 2006 - 2010, but the 06 and 07 models have amber illumination and will not match the colors in the rest of your dash.

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Re: No lights on the left side of Center Console

Postby Ilya » Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:04 pm

The button layout and look is also different on the 08-10 versions versus the 06-07 one if I recall. The map button moved, etc. and there is a curve to the buttons where on the older one they were flat.

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Re: No lights on the left side of Center Console

Postby EdBwoy » Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:31 am

I can't make your picture out very clearly. To me it looks like only your DEST, ROUTE and MAP buttons are not lit up. If so, then there could be a bulb that went out.
Could you adjust the illumination to Max though the dimmer switch and take a night time picture?

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Re: No lights on the left side of Center Console

Postby alskie » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:13 am

Thanks everyone for the suggestions and answers to this post. I was able to find a replacement unit on eBay for around sixty dollars and I should have the part by next week. Once installed I will let you guys know what happened. Thanx.

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Re: No lights on the left side of Center Console

Postby Costee » Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:08 pm

alskie wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:13 am
Thanks everyone for the suggestions and answers to this post. I was able to find a replacement unit on eBay for around sixty dollars and I should have the part by next week. Once installed I will let you guys know what happened. Thanx.
Good. But you never answered Ilya's question: "Do the buttons work?"


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