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Trying to find the control panel reset button. Cannot find in manual or online. There is not button on the glass of the dash.


need to try to reset the lights on the control panel to test if the panel needs to be replaced. 

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From the 2011 Edge Workshop Manual...


Instrument Cluster and Panel Illumination - Principles of Operation


Dimmable Backlighting

The instrument panel dimmer switch is integral to the Front Lighting Control Module (FLM) . When the parking lamps are on, the FLM sends an illumination command message to the Body Control Module (BCM) over the High Speed Controller Area Network (HS-CAN) . The BCM sends voltage to the hardwired dimmable components and switches based on the network message received from the FLM .


The BCM also sends a message over the Controller Area Network (CAN) to the Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) , the FLM and the HVAC module, to indicate the backlighting intensity level.


The IPC gateways the message from the HS-CAN to the Infotainment Controller Area Network (I-CAN) to the Front Controls Interface Module (FCIM) , the Front Control/Display Interface Module (FCDIM) (if equipped), and the Accessory Protocol Interface Module (APIM) (if equipped). If equipped, the Front Display Interface Module (FDIM) is attached to the APIM .


The APIM gateways the illumination intensity level message to the FDIM . A bar graph window is displayed in the message center of the IPC indicating the backlighting intensity level.


If the receiving module receives invalid backlighting data from the BCM for 5 seconds or less, the receiving module defaults the backlighting to the last setting.


If the receiving module does not receive the backlighting status message from the BCM or if the data received is deemed invalid for more than 5 seconds, the receiving module sets a DTC in continuous memory and defaults the backlighting to full nighttime intensity.


Non-Dimmable Backlighting (Edge only)

When the accessory delay relay is energized, switched voltage is supplied to the window control and door lock control switches.


Field-Effect Transistor (FET) Protection

A Field-Effect Transistor (FET) is a type of transistor that, when used with module software, can be used to monitor and control current flow on module outputs. The FET protection strategy prevents module damage in the event of excessive current flow.


The BCM utilizes an FET protective circuit strategy for many of its outputs (for example, a headlamp output circuit). Output loads (current level) are monitored for excessive current (typically short circuits) and are shut down (turns off the voltage or ground provided by the module) when a fault event is detected. A short circuit DTC is stored at the fault event and a cumulative counter is started.


When the demand for the output is no longer present, the module resets the FET protection to allow the circuit to function. The next time the driver requests a circuit to activate that has been shut down by a previous short (FET protection) and the circuit is still shorted, the FET protection shuts off the circuit again and the cumulative counter advances.


When the excessive circuit load occurs often enough, the module shuts down the output until a repair procedure is carried out. Each FET protected circuit has 3 predefined levels of short circuit tolerance based on the harmful effect of each circuit fault on the FET and the ability of the FET to withstand it. A module lifetime level of fault events is established based upon the durability of the FET . If the total tolerance level is determined to be 600 fault events, the 3 predefined levels would be 200, 400 and 600 fault events.


When each tolerance level is reached, the short circuit DTC that was stored on the first failure cannot be cleared by the clear the continuous DTCs command. The module does not allow this code to be cleared or the circuit restored to normal operation until a successful self-test proves the fault has been repaired. After the self-test has successfully completed (no on-demand DTCs present), DTC U1000:00 and the associated DTC (the DTC related to the shorted circuit) automatically clears and the circuit function returns.


When each level is reached, the DTC associated with the short circuit sets along with DTC U1000:00. These DTCs are cleared using the module on-demand self-test, then the Clear DTC operation on the scan tool (if the on-demand test shows the fault corrected). The module never resets the fault event counter to zero and continues to advance the fault event counter as short circuit fault events occur.


If the number of short circuit fault events reach the third level, then DTCs U1000:00 and U3000:49 set along with the associated short circuit DTC. DTC U3000:49 cannot be cleared and the module must be replaced after the repair.


The BCM FET protected output circuit for the instrument cluster and panel illumination system is the dimmable switch output circuit.


Document download link> Instrument Cluster and Panel Illumination - Diagnostics and Testing - 2011 Edge Workshop Manual.pdf



And,  just in case it is the Information and Entertainment Control Panel you're referring to...


Document download link> Bezel Diagnostics - Information and Entertainment Systems General Procedures - 2011 Edge Workshop Manual.pdf



And, just in case it is the SYNC System you're referring to...


Document download link>  Accessory Protocol Interface Module (APIM) Reset - Information and Entertainment Systems General Procedures - 2011 Edge Workshop Manual.pdf


Good luck!


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