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Instrument cluster on 1997 Jeep Wrangler...gauges will work for a few seconds after start up..then all gauges stop working. Indicater lights in cluster seem to be ok. Have taken the cluster out several times and cleaned the contacts.

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Faulty cluster may have to replace it. try testing a junked unit if it works keep it.

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