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Instrument panel not working

I have an April 2012 model Kia Sportage that has only done around 28,000kms. This morning the instrument panel is not working? I have checked every fuse and none are blown. I have also discovered that the Rearview mirror camera is not working and I don't think the rear demister/defroster are working either? are they linked? The car starts fine and drives fine, I have radio, clock and climate control. Window wipers work. any suggestion on what the problem might be? Kia can run diagnostics till tomorrow but from what I'm seeing there has been other instrument panel failures from others.

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    David Mar 27, 2014

    Nothing happened. I have taken the car to a Kia dealer and service centre and they have run diagnostics. Nothing / no codes showed up. They are currently dismantling the car to access the cluster but don't appear to have any clues as to the problem yet.

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