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Old 08-12-2022, 03:08 AM   #1
RMcG
 
Drives: 2008 Yaris Hatchback
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Headlight on reminder buzzer/alarm stopped working

My headlight on reminder buzzer stopped working recently (after 14 years of working). I would like to fix the problem by replacing the buzzer or some other fix or do some kind of work around so that I am warned about leaving headlights on.

In a thread on this forum entitled Audible alarm when lights left on

CTScott, who is one of the most knowledgeable posters on this forum, wrote:

"The buzzer is easily accessible on the back side of the PCB for the cluster. It is a 5VDC piezoelectric buzzer"

Can anybody please confirm the fact that that buzzer can be accessed and removed from the back side of the instrument cluster?

I have not been able to confirm that this is the case, despite doing quite a bit of research including in Chilton's online manual for the Yaris. And another poster in the same thread wrote: "the piezo is built into the gauge cluster IIRC.. you're pretty much screwed.. "

Thank you,

R.

Last edited by RMcG; 08-14-2022 at 01:01 PM. Reason: To clarify thread topic based on new information
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