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1998 Malibu Instrument light not working

I have 1998 Chevy Malibu and my service soon light is on. My instrument lights are not work, my break lights are not working in the rear now the running lights however the third breaklight works along with my blinkers in the rear. I have checked the fuses and everything looks good

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  • Ken Walker Apr 19, 2009

    I don't have a test but I will run to the store and purchase new fuses. Will this work.

  • Ken Walker Apr 19, 2009

    I've changed the fuses and now I having the same issue

  • Ken Walker Apr 19, 2009

    I will probably purchase the tester for future projects

  • Ken Walker Apr 19, 2009

    I'll borrow a test light from a friend. I went to Autozone and they didn't see any errors. However, the are unable to ready the service soon light. So they were no help.



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Check the STOP- HAZ fuse with a 12 volt test ( both ends )

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    Eric Heifetz Apr 19, 2009

    why not BUY atest light instaed of POSSIBLY WASTING money ?

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    Eric Heifetz Apr 19, 2009

    a test light will be the BEGINNING, in your attempt to correct this problem with a minimal amount of grief and expense. Little tough to repair a car over the computer , but I keep on trying.

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    Eric Heifetz Apr 19, 2009

    2 separate problems. Lets get the lights 1st



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