2016 Vauxhall Combo 1.3 diesel
2016 combo 1300 diesel ,fitted a new battery ,van now starts but dash completely blank

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eric hand
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Jan 13, 2021 (5 days ago)
new batt fitted it now starts and everything works but dashbord completly blank
fuel gauge/temp gauge rev counter and all warning lights not working
radio works and all lights work but not dash

Car details
Car: Vauxhall Combo
Variant: 1.3 diesel
Model Year: 2016
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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whittingehame
Legend
16,706 points

Jan 13, 2021 (4 days ago)
There are a few fuses you could check ,

Vauxhall Combo D (2011 – present) – fuse box diagram
Years: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Engine compartment fuse box
The fuse box is on the right of the engine compartment, next to the battery.

Vauxhall Combo D - fuse box diagram - engine compartment
Vauxhall Combo D – fuse box diagram – engine compartment
No.
Function/component
F09 Rear door switch
F10 Horn
F14 High beam
F15 PTCI heater
F19 Air conditioning system
F20 Heated rear window
F21 Fuel pump
F30 Fog lights
F84 CNG system
F85 Power outlets
F86 Cigarette lighter / heated seats
F87 Stop-start system
F88 Mirror heating
Instrument panel fuse box
The fuse box is located behind a cover on the lower part of the instrument panel, on the driver’s side.

Vauxhall Combo D - fuse box diagram - instrument panel
Vauxhall Combo D – fuse box diagram – instrument panel
No.
Function/component
F12 Right low beam
F13 Left low beam / headlight range adjustment
F31 Fusebox relays / body control unit relays
F32 Courtesy lights
F36 Diagnostic connector / climate control system / Infotainment system / tyre pressure monitoring system / alarm siren
F37 Instrument panel / braking system
F38 Central locking system
F43 Windscreen washer system
F47 Power windows
F48 Power windows
F49 Exterior mirrors / Infotainment system / parking assist / tyre pressure monitoring system / instrument illumination / rain sensor
F51 Infotainment system / braking system / clutch / interior heater
F53 Instrument panel
F94 Power outlet load compartment
F95 Cigarette lighter / power outlet
F96 Cigarette lighter / power outlet
F97 Heated front seat
F98 Heated front seat
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eric hand
Driver
1 points

Jan 13, 2021 (4 days ago)
hi thanks for reply
i checked all fuses and ok just wondering if its some sort of driver for dash as everything was ok before batt went flat when freezing and not used with covid restrictions
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whittingehame
Legend
16,706 points

Jan 13, 2021 (4 days ago)
Could try disconnecting a lead from the new battery fitted for 10 mins and then hook up again .
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eric hand
Driver
1 points

Jan 13, 2021 (4 days ago)
Replying to post by whittingehame:
Could try disconnecting a lead from the new battery fitted for 10 mins and then hook up again .
hi
done that evan tried holding leads together as it works on some bmw
but still the same
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whittingehame
Legend
16,706 points

Jan 13, 2021 (4 days ago) Edited on Jan 13, 2021 (4 days ago)
Is it possible that that the panel lighting needs to be reset via reset button and scrolling through to illumination setting ? Page 81 onwards in owners manual .

Does pushing set button do anything ?
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eric hand
Driver
1 points

Jan 13, 2021 (4 days ago)
Replying to post by whittingehame:
Is it possible that that the panel lighting needs to be reset via reset button and scrolling through to illumination setting ? Page 81 onwards in owners manual .

Does pushing set button do anything ?
hi
pushing set does nothing nor does pushing button on wiper switch
the panel does not illuminate
its as if its switched of completely and rev counter does not work with engine running
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whittingehame
Legend
16,706 points

Jan 13, 2021 (4 days ago)
Rev counter not working is usually crank sensor / wiring .
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eric hand
Driver
1 points

Jan 13, 2021 (4 days ago)
Replying to post by whittingehame:
Rev counter not working is usually crank sensor / wiring .
hi
but would crank sensor make the whol dash dead
no warning lights rev gauge /temp /fuel
not a single light its just dead
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whittingehame
Legend
16,706 points

Jan 13, 2021 (4 days ago)
No ,never seen it cause that .Last resort , try hitting dash with heel of your hand .
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eric hand
Driver
1 points

Jan 14, 2021 (4 days ago)
Replying to post by whittingehame:
No ,never seen it cause that .Last resort , try hitting dash with heel of your hand .
hi
will sleep on it and give it a good thumping in the morning
cheers eric
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