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Cluster problems when i was driving i noticed the instrument cluster wasn't working. the rpm's speedometer, gas gauge, oil gauge , mileage etc.. were all off and not moving and just blacked out. however the aig lights and check engines lights and stuff like that worked fine. headlights and taillights outside of the car were good as well. does anyone know the issue ?

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Check fuses first. Also check all pcm harness connections

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sounds like a spike to the cluster caused this so i would suspect a faulty cluster assy

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