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Lights flicker on steering wheel, When you turn on main

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Lights flicker on steering wheel
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: When you turn on main lights on car steering wheel lights up these lights are flickering
JA: What is the model/year of your Nissan?
Customer: Xtrail T31 2008
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing tried so far
JA: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Nissan
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Anyone going to answer been a lot longer than 8 minutes
Expert:  MichaelUK replied 9 days ago.

Dear customer, thank you for choosing Justanswer. My name is***** would like to help you.

Please excuse the waiting time. The 8 minutes are an average value. In times of many requests or overnight the answer can take longer.

So the lights of the buttons on the steering wheel flicker?

As you did not write anything that all lights flicker, we can exclude a problem with the alternator or the battery.

This is a sign of bad connection and could be a contact problem. There is a winding spring in a cassette under the steering wheel, which is responsible for the airbag and the power supply to the buttons. The steering wheel must be dismantled (preferably by a workshop, as working on the airbag is life-threatening) and the plug contacts must be checked and possibly lightly treated with some contact spray.

If the problem still persists afterwards, in most cases the cassette with the winding spring is the cause.

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Expert:  MichaelUK replied 6 days ago.

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