Blue/grey wire near stereo and heater switches - what is it?

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Blue/grey wire near stereo and heater switches - what is it?

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Can’t see your image, but it will be the illumination for the heater controls ......
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This should be it!

If it is the illumination, where do I wire it into?

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It’s illumination , could be from cig lighter , heater controls or radio. 
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Thanks. It’s never had a cigarette lighter. Just installed a new stereo, no wire for that, so probably for the heater controls. If it’s the latter, what would I wire it into on the heater?

Mocki wrote: 21 Mar 2021, 18:09 It’s illumination , could be from cig lighter , heater controls or radio. 
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There would / should be a light in the back of the heater control panel. 
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Awesome. And to get to that I remove the three heater control knobs, and then on/off knob and pull the box forward?

Stesaw wrote: 21 Mar 2021, 18:26 There would / should be a light in the back of the heater control panel. 
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Move the levers one by one to center , and pull the knobs off, then with a plastic trim removal tool ( or filler spatula , plastic knife ) gently easy the control panel facia away from the dash , it has two plastic pegs that will after thirty plus years be brittle , be gentle 
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Thanks Steve, really appreciate it!

Nick

Mocki wrote: 21 Mar 2021, 18:34 Move the levers one by one to center , and pull the knobs off, then with a plastic trim removal tool ( or filler spatula , plastic knife ) gently easy the control panel facia away from the dash , it has two plastic pegs that will after thirty plus years be brittle , be gentle 

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Well he beat me to it  :lol:

It might be worth mentioning to pull the lever knobs off by the neck and not the end as they can break.
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So I followed the cable, there is already one in the back of the heater panel. I put everything back together and turned everything on. And I get the following (forgot to test the full beam). Does anything not look right?;

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Not oil pressure light ?
not related to the illumination wire you found ....
 
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Should that come on at start up?

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