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2003 honda element fuses blown

Last night when I started my car, the dash lights were no longer worker and I soon realized neither were my parking lights, brake lights, turn signals, license plate light. I took the car to the dealer today and they said I need to replace the entire instrument cluster ($610 for parts/labor). I just got home and did a little more research online about what fuses do what on the Element and went out and check fuses 2, 5 & 7 under the hood and all were bad. Put new ones in and all of my lights are now working. I also replaced the 7.5amp fuse under the dash (also blown) and got my turn signals back. My question now is whether I should get a 2nd opinion before laying down $600+ bucks to replace the instrument cluster if something else electrical is to blame for blowing all 4 of those fuses. Any advice would be most appreciated.

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One more thing to check , an it's the Main Fuse , it should be either 100 or 150 Amp fuse , ill be back at work Monday and ill check it in my wiring diagram . Usually this Fuse blow up when jumping a car incorrectly or mistakenly touching the terminals together . So I would check the big fuses first . Also why spend 600.00 at the dealer for a cluster when you could find one with a same or close mileage at Ebay for a fraction of that's .

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Fuse details of the Honda Civic has been enclosed for you. Locate the Dash Light fuse to fix you problem.

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