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Smoke from dash

Smoke came from under dash and now most gauges and light do not work.

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  • keefer3 Nov 10, 2012

    All fuses were tested with an ohm meter



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You had a short circuit electrical problem and most likely the fuse has opened to prevent a fire.
You need an auto electrician to fix your problem

Posted on Nov 07, 2012

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    Chris Hingee Nov 10, 2012

    If the dash lights and gauges do not work then the electrical wiring to these has open circuit. Check the fuse to these circuits again. It helps if you have a wiring diagram so you can trace the wiring to the lights and guages.



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Was it smoke, or steam? Sometimes, especially if a vehicle overheats, it will blow a head gasket, or even crack a head. This leads to lots of other problems. But the signs are steam coming from the engine compartment.
Solution: First step; When the engine is cool, after it has been sitting for a while, say an hour or so, remove the coolant cap and fill the radiator, or overflow reservoir while the engine is running To ensure that the system is properly filled and properly functioning. When the engine warms up it will circulate the water that you are putting into the engine and fill the cooling system.
Continue to let the engine run until the vehicle's temperature starts to indicate that the engine is warming up. Continue to watch it for a few minutes to make sure that it doesn't overheat. If it starts to smoke or steam then the problem is larger than just being out of coolant. Cracked heads, and blown head gaskets are sometimes tedious and costly repairs.

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SOURCE: 99 cavalier Smoke coming out from under dashboard!

now this may be a long shot... but i had a similar problem on my cutlass. but it wasnt wiring...... it was from the tube running from the head of my engine...... the smell and smoke were coming from hot oil coming out of the crank case vent tube and then being sucked into the air inlet for the heater/ ac.

since a electrical wire's protective cover is petroleum based as is oil.... they smell very similar

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daytime running light module is is located around battery tray,near fuse block..needs to be replaced

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