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Instrument cluster panel not working on 1997 dodge dakota

Lights working but no guages are working

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Check your negative battery cable for corrosion at the post as well as the clamp.

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SOURCE: 1997 dodge dakota sport, dash cluster quit working

Check the dimmer switch for the cluster lighting,it may be the problem.

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