Question about 1998 Lexus Gs 400

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Fuse or not fuse....

@the lighter does not work when I try to plug my charger in

@trunk latch does not work

@dash lights are dim

I just had work done by a Lexus dealer.. water pump..belts. plugs.. somethng with the cam.. ca *****.. all this seem to happen right that. Note... they did not address the loud howling sound at that time.

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Check all fuses. Under the dash and hood. There should be a small wheel on the dash panel I believe which controls the brightness for the dash lights. Please explain the noise and exactly what is the latch problem. Let me know.

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