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My Gauges in my 03 Tahoe all stopped working. I've seen others mention stepper motors but to check the fuses first, problem is I don't know which fuses to check? I've checked both under the hood and in the fuse box to the left of the steering column but I don't know what I'm looking for and want to be sure before I pay for a replace or rebuild. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance!

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Have you not ever seen a blown fuse? The small wire which runs from one side to the other on the top must not have a break in it.

FYI, I believe your instrument cluster has a big bundle of wire which plug into the cluster and can sometimes work loose. Check this too.

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SOURCE: my 2003 chevy tahoe dashboard gauges stopped

The dash cluster is know for two different problems.

If individual gauges bounced erratically and then quit, the little stepper motors that run them are bad. Upgrades are available from eBay, but you need PC soldering experience to change them out. An internet search will show allot of people who will rebuild the cluster for you.

If the entire cluster died all at once, the most common issue is bad solder joints near where the plug attaches to the board. This is an easier fix than the stepper motors, but still you need to be handy with a soldering iron!

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