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steering wheel not backlit 2011 limited
Posted 28 October 2011 - 12:35 PM
Posted 28 October 2011 - 04:44 PM
Posted 28 October 2011 - 08:38 PM
I also call BS on the dealer.
This issue has come up before - it's a fuse, don't remember which one.
Does the light for the gear selector work? The power mirrors? I think they are on the same fuse - not sure, though.
Edited by Midnight Rider, 28 October 2011 - 08:41 PM.
Posted 29 October 2011 - 05:35 AM
Posted 01 November 2011 - 08:31 AM
Posted 02 November 2011 - 03:49 AM
Posted 02 November 2011 - 06:55 AM
I'll do some more research. The wiring diagrams I have are confusing, and page references are inaccurate. I'm used to reading wiring diagrams, but these are a bit odd. It does agree that the steering wheel switches do have lighting.
Edited by Midnight Rider, 02 November 2011 - 06:56 AM.
Posted 14 December 2011 - 04:14 PM
Posted 15 December 2011 - 09:35 AM
Posted 03 February 2012 - 10:36 PM
Have any of you found a repair or a dealer that can repair this?
Posted 28 February 2012 - 01:01 PM
So, if you have this problem it is most likely a faulty module.
Posted 29 February 2012 - 10:34 AM
Posted 01 March 2012 - 11:07 AM
Exterior puddle lights not coming on when open doors.
Headlight switch backlights not working.
Upper dash area buttons (trip, info, TCS, etc) backlight not working.
Steering wheel button backlights not working.
Gear selection backlights not working.
The service write up list the bad module as a "smart module". The service advisor explained it as a body control module which is just a fancy name for a on-board computer which controls the various body-related devices and buttons.
Posted 24 June 2014 - 05:45 PM
Anybody found the how to fix this issue please!?
I can't see at night if I want to answer the phone!!!
Posted 08 January 2015 - 11:19 AM
Hi - I am late to this conversation. I have a 2009 SEL experiencing the same problem (not illumination for steering wheel, upper dash buttons, gear shift) and my the back up radar is not working. No idea is that is even connected with this issue. I have checked all the fuses and replaced ones that needed - with no change. I have heard that a technician can "flash" the BCM and reset this, but I am concerned about doing this. Does anyone have any resolution to this issue?
Thank you in advance