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Flashing inst cluster

After normal engine start up and driving for several minutes, the instrument cluster (right side - fuel econ, dist to empty, etc) flashes/flutters on/off and dims/brighens intermitantly, and then usually locks up in one display mode or goes blank. It then usually resumes normal operation after a few minutes, but can repeat the above malfunction later on for no apparent reason. The prior disabling problem with parking assist problem has not changed and the left side cluster display appears to operate normally. Any ideas as to cause and suggested fix?

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