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I have a 2021 can am defender and was wiring into the factory light switch to turn on a light bar relay on when the high beam was selected. I accidentally grounded out on the negative terminal and killed the fuse. I replaced the fuse and the lights work but all the switches Do not illuminate and the icon on the display panel will not show which mode you are in. All 4 tires are show to be engaged but the switches work to changes from 2 to 4 wheel drive. All the fuse are good. Need help on getting the mode back on the display panel. Could it be an internal fuse in the light switch??? 
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My guess is that you may have been getting power from two different sources (fuses), one that powers the headlights and another one that provides power for illuminating the dash switches. Since the 2020 and 2021 have a different wiring harness, I can't tell you exactly which fuse but I would start at the panel under the front hood and if all are good also check the ones down by the battery?🙂

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