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Driving and noticed all dashboard instrumentation not functioning (gas gauge, speedometer, etc. Got home & shut car off. Would not restart. Checked fuses, the one marked "meters" had blown. Replaced fuse at tried to restart car. Fuse again blew X3. Suggestions???

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You have a an electrical short on the starting circuit.

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you got a wiring issue that keeps shorting out fuses find that and that should take care of everything else

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SOURCE: I have a 2005 NIssan Quest that I was attempting

When the are multiples failure on a dash assembly,the professional look for bad grounding points.
Check the bottom of the dash (lower carpet area) for copper grounding clips.
These clips goes onto the edge of the instrument to providing multiple grounding.
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Check what items are working. Example: night time light display and look out out word for missing of disconnected ground wires.
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There are fuse-able link installed on the dash cluster.
It ask similar to fuse but it react to heat instead.
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There will be few cables connected to the clusters;
Check each contacts for package grease that may prevent electrical contacts.
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Pull on connector at a time and with some cleaning you will get the cluster working again.

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SOURCE: xenon lights blown fuse

You could have a problem with the xenon light itself on the passenger side or the wiring running to the light assembly.You could unplug the connector from the light assembly and replace the fuse if it still blows the fuse, its in the wiring harness if it doesn't it problably is in the light assembly. I'm not sure how the lights are configured on the Z if the zenon lamp is replaceable by itself, you can try swapping it out. I haven't had any problems with my Z but those are a few suggestions on troubleshooting your problem.

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