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93 Civic parking/panel lights not coming on right away. Any ideas?

The parking lights, instrument panel and climate control lights are on the same circuit it seems, and they dont want to come on right away when I turn the switch. Ive checked all the fuses, and wires that I can see, I cant seem to come up with anything other than replacing the switch in the steering column. Any ideas or has anyone come accross this before?

You say they don’t come or “right away.” Do they eventually come on, and how long does it take? Do they stay on once the are on?

Before replacing the light switch check to see if power is getting to the dimmer control.