99 Honda Odyssey Instrument Panel Light - HELP!!!

Lost background light of instrument panel. Checked & replaced 20A fuse (was it fuse 10 or 11 in the passenger under dash fuse panel?) . blown fuse 2
more times. pls help on what to do next...thx
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Get your facts together and let us know. F10 is a 15 amp fuse, F11 is a 10 amp fuse. They both go to the gage panel and many other places. If they have a 20 amp it is the wrong size. Possible a previous owner put a larger fuse because it was blowing...

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jchav wrote:

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If you have a non-original stereo in the dash, the (unused) wire for the backlighting may be flopping around and shorting to ground.
'Curly'
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so, the short will be before the dimmer (or at the dimmer) rather than in the lights themselves. Note that I'm assuming the dimmer is in the 12V side of the lamps instead of the ground side.
Mike
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