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Smoke from my dash

I have smoke coming from dash. Started pulling apart and found white/black wire melting in group of wires running from pass side of dash to drivers side and need to pull dash. It looks like it has rivets and not sure how it comes out?

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Before pulling it apart get yourself the wiring diagram as it may be much simpler to trace the wire and replace witha new one.

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1. electrical problems are the hardest one for the cars, houses, apartments and etc.
2. I owned a Union 76 services station and a car stero, CB, TV specialist shop in LA. CA, if I were you, I will go to the junk yard and get a whole set of the wire to put it in, because all the wire connect together, there are many terminals, if you take to the car repaired shop or dealer, it will cost you a lot of money.
3. When you change this kind wire yourself, you have to watch out ;

a. Do not unplug any wire connecters at the same time, it will cause you some confusion.
b. Be sure give the model of your car clear to the junk yard to let them find a right part.
c. If you have the right part, remove your connecter one at a time and or you can write it down every step.
d. It is a big headache, believe me. Maybe you have a better way, because you know your car better than I, I trust you can manage right.
e. watch out the circuit board

Good luck my friend, if you need more help, I like to discuss with you.

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your steering switch probly burnt internally, that is the thing that the turn signal and wiper switch is attched too, the steering wheel needs ot be removed to replace it.

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