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OBC Works but No Display.... Bulbs are Good

Ok, here is the story. I was being an idiot trying to change 1 bulb in my OBC with the key in the on position. There are two metal strips the bulbs connect to in order to make a circuit. I touched those two strips together with a screw driver and shorted it out. The unit still works properly but the back lights do not. The bulbs are still good (I tested them). So why won't they come on? Do I have a bad capacitor or something now?
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try a different backlight
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try a different backlight
What do you mean by backlight? the bulbs are good, but wont come on
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